Carpets from A–Z
Types of Rugs and Carpet Styles
Antique Rug Styles - Collections Organized by Carpet Types
Antique rug selection by their Names and Styles - The art of antique rug making is one of the oldest crafts in the world, dating back millennia. It is also one of the most widely spread crafts to ever take hold, with peoples from all over the world practicing their own iterations of the skill. Cultures from places as far apart as Iran - the birthplace of Persian carpets - and Scandinavia - home to a great many widely-admired mid-century rug designers - have developed their own unique and distinctive rug-making techniques and styles. Each of one of these rug styles is unique and special in its own way.