Saturday, August 31, 2019

Beautiful Bijar Rugs from my Bijar Collection. Closing my Sebastopol location at Year End. All pieces on SALE now. 20% Off All Rugs!

Here are a few beautiful rugs from my Bijar Collection. (Bidjar Rugs) That is an alternate spelling. Here is a video with a number of my currently available Bijar rugs.
Beautiful New Bijar Rugs in Antique Designs! 

Plus there are others!

Here is a link to the gallery page of my website. Rug Gallery!  Please give us a call for any questions!
Paradise Oriental Rugs, Inc. 707-823-3355 We do ship all over the US.








Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Two New Rug Videos Today! Persian Rugs and Afghan rugs. All Available and on SALE!

Persian Rugs Available...


Afghan Rugs Available...

We are still running our Oriental Rug SALE with 20% off all rugs at my gallery. We do ship all over the US, on "an approval" basis.

Pararadise Oriental Rugs, Inc.
137 No. Main St.
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Paradise Oriental Rugs, Inc.

One hour north of San Francisco. We have many one-of-a-kind pieces and a few, select beautiful antique tribal rugs and saddlebags.

Give us a call or come by soon! 707-823-3355

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Many New Rugs in Recently! Many Special Pieces!


This first piece is a very finely woven Turkoman rug. A little under 5 x 7. This type of Afghan rugs is the most finely woven rug that the Turkoman weavers make. The color in person is a beautiful deep red with great depth. There is also a delicate gold used sparingly and a deep green, only as an accent color. Very beautiful piece.



This close-up below gives a clear idea of the details in the design. 


This is another Turkoman rug of the same type but just a little less finely woven. Also, a very interesting and enchanting rug. 


This is another piece in the 5 x 7ish size. This design is called Mamluk. The design is ancient, from Egypt, the rug is a new Afghan rug. 

This piece is about 4 x 6 and captivating with beautiful colors in deep jewel tones. Afghan rug, Karaja design.

 Lovely small Persian tribal rug in the Tree of Life design with Cypress and Willows.

This is a spectacular smaller Bijar rug, approximately 3 x 5 and only can be described as woven perfection. 

Here is the whole rug. 

Last but not least is this lovely, very finely woven Persian silk rug. Isfahan, with silk pile and silk foundation. This is a vintage piece in perfect condition. 3 x 5.

There are other new additions but just thought I would share a few of the pieces I felt were noteworthy.

All prices on request: 707-823-3355

We do ship all over the US so give us a call if you have some interest or look over our site!


Sunday, May 5, 2019

ORIENTAL RUG SALE on now! Come Find a Beautiful Rug for Your Home or Office!

Very special sales event on NOW. Currently offering 20% off all rugs. We have a fabulous selection of area rugs, runners, large rugs, and everything in between including Oriental Rug trappings (ie: saddlebags and other antique collectibles) and a few very special antique Persian rugs.

Do take a look at our gallery pages, if you're looking for something special.

Hope to see you soon!

Penny


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

New Oriental Rug Videos from Paradise Oriental Rugs!

Here are few of my most recent videos, including the one I made today on Kilims!

All of these have been shot in the last few months so many of the pieces you will see are still available.

Please subscribe to my youtube channel if you enjoy and comment as you see fit.

Always here if you have any question! Shop number: 707-823-3355


Interesting Kilims, Persian, Turkish and Afghan!

A Few Amazing Bijar Rugs! 



New Video on Gabbeh Rugs Available at my Gallery!



Afghan and Persian Rugs, only at Paradise Oriental Rugs!




Hope you enjoy!  

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Antique Persian Rugs Recently Acquired for my Gallery!

Moving into 2019, I have recently crossed " over 20 years in business" and 13 years at my gallery here in Sebastopol, CA. Always learning and still very much in love with the Oriental Rug Universe.

It took a long time for me to embrace antique rugs as a concept. I would see other dealers selling worn out, challenged pieces, when first starting out or look through old auction catalogs, indicating sales prices with estimates in the hundreds of thousands of dollars and just shake my head. Now, finally, I am beginning to see what are the attributes and irreplaceable qualities on an antique Oriental rug of merit.

The design, color choices, layout, and general composition of a handwoven rug is a communication. Starting with the selection of hand-spun high-quality wool, the dyes used, the dyer's skill to create unique and beautiful colors, the drawing of the rug, any intentionally placed anomalies (intentional mistakes) and the overall composition; there is a communication that occurs when one beholds a woven work of art.

After observing so many enthusiastic and sometimes wild responses (client diving onto a rug to losing their power of speech, both of which, have occurred) in response to rugs I have shown over the years, I not only believe this, I know it.

Here are a few of my recent antique acquisitions, all of which are currently available at my gallery.

This first piece is a 3'4" x 4'6" Antique Persian Hamadon. Circa 1900. Senna, Bijar design. Beautifully saturated vegetable dyes with deep, clear colors and lots of spark! Excellent condition with no wear to the pile. The field design is the classic Herati design.



This next rug is an antique Shekarlu Qashqai rug! 2nd Half, 19th Century. Size is: 6'2" x 7'8"  Shekarlu Qashqai rugs are characterized by their white borders and fields filled with stylized depictions of animals, flowers, trees and more. A beautifully put together antique Persian Carpet, this piece has "heart". It is currently displayed on a wall at my gallery!



This last piece is an antique Persian Kurdish rug; Sanjabi Kurd. 19th Century. 4'4" x 7'4" This Persian carpet has lustrous wool, full pile, no condition issues, and extremely compelling in person. Investment quality antique rug. Amazing condition for the age, woven with all vegetable dyes in beautiful colors!

Here is a recent video that includes two of these rugs, which you might enjoy.
Thanks for checking in!

Penny



Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Beautiful Persian Rugs and Oriental Rugs Currently Available at my Gallery.

Just a quick note to let you know I currently have a fantastic collection of rugs available for sale at my gallery. My runner selection has never been better. All sizes, with many different design choices and colors. Here are a few interesting pieces!

2'7' x 17'10" Afghan Tree-of-Life runner. Arrived yesterday.

These two runners are 10ft, or close.

This beautiful Persian runner is just under 13 ft. New runner in an antique design.


Here is a beautiful 6 x 9 Persian Gabbeh. This piece was woven with all undyed wool! It is genuinely stunning in person. 


Here is another Gabbeh in a much smaller size.

In addition to these pieces,  I have wonderful selection of large rugs including 10 x 14's, 9 x 12's, 8 x 10', 6 x 8's, 5 x 7's.

Here are a few of my favorites!
                                         9 x 12 Afghan Carpet, Bijar Design.


                                         9 x 12 Sultanabad, woven in Afghanistan.

7 x 10 Persian Bijar, Garrus design. 

8 x 10 Persian Bijar
10 x 13 Heriz rug. Afghanistan. 

If you love rugs and would like to follow my Instagram page, here is the link:
https://www.instagram.com/paradiseorientalrugs/

If you would like to follow my youtube channel, I have many informative videos on Oriental Rugs.
Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPlF_U7LzWgPKUimk_SycHg?view_as=subscriber

If you would like to visit my website, here you are: Paradise Oriental Rugs 

If you would like to email me directly, here is my contact info: https://www.paradiseorientalrugs.com/contact/

UnderCoverRugLover, aka Penny:)



Friday, November 16, 2018

Happy New Year to One and All! May 2019 be Your Best Year Ever!

My gallery is packed full with beautiful rugs so if you have been thinking about a purchase this is a great time. Honestly, I have a wonderful selection of all sizes including runners and a few choice antique pieces! If you're out of state, we ship all rugs on "an approval" basis. Give us a call. We are friendly. All prices on request! 707-823-3355

Here are a few beautiful rugs to tempt you that are currently available!









Penny Krieger, owner

707-823-3355
Paradsie Oriental Rugs, Inc.
137 No. Main St.
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Thursday, November 8, 2018

A Few of my Favorite Photos From my Rug Gallery!

Over the years I have taken a number of photos at my gallery.

Here are a few I have decided to share.

This was taken when I first opened my current location in Sebastopol, CA in 2006. I hired a very talented belly dancer and she performed at my grand opening.



This photo with the camel was taken a few years later. Short story, one day I went to work and there was an incredibly friendly camel parked out in from of my gallery! Enjoyed! 



Client's daughter getting very comfortable with the rugs. It was close to Haloween and she was wearing her "Princess" outfit. 


This is a photo I took of a lovely young gal that worked for me, possibly it was 2007, for just a few months. As all can see, she is very pretty and looked wonderful with the backdrop of a Turkish rug. 

One of my favorite photos. Three young girls climbing around my rug store like monkeys, jumping here and there and having a good ole time! Dad kept telling them to "get down" but I said, all OK!


My lovely niece getting into the details of a rug! 
                   
                                Again, my niece, enjoying a rug that she really liked!
                             
                                   Same niece, same rug! It is now her rug, of course.

A wonderful photo sent to me by a client that features three pieces she purchased at my gallery. 


          An amazing silk rug, I sold a number of years ago. I still have never found another like it! 


My two lovely dogs Prince and Draco, when Draco was just a puppy. The rug they are sitting on is an older Turkoman piece in my collection.

This photo was taken at a client's home in Occidental, CA. One of the rugs he purchased for his fantastic home! 
The below rug was a vintage Kurdish piece, same client.

This photo was taken in Petaluma at a client's beautifully restored, craftsman home. The rug featured below is a Heriz, woven in Afghanistan. Of course, from my gallery! 
Another piece purchased for the upstairs gallery. New rug in an antique Qashqai design.
This rug in her dining room is also a Heriz design but with no central medallion. This type of design is called "an overall" design. 


If you would like to follow my Instagram page, here is the link. We often post, featuring different rugs available at my shop. 
                                           https://www.instagram.com/paradiseorientalrugs/