Surya rugs are no longer simply a stylish choice in floor coverings. Now the company also serves as a demonstration of social responsibility, as well. According to a recent article in Furniture Today, Surya has teamed up with Project Mala in order to provide educational opportunities to the children of weavers in Northern India, where Surya’s factories are located.
A Sickle-Leaf Vine Scroll and palmette “Vase” rug made in Kirman, Iran sold for $33,765,000 at Sotheby’s NY.
From now through November 11th, 2013, Karastan is offering special prices on their carpets and area rugs. This is a great deal for anyone looking for a quality rug. Shopping always brings a tension between buying the best and getting the best price. This sale is a chance to get both at once – an opportunity that only comes twice a year. At Area Rugs Club during National Karastan Month Sale you also get free shipping in continental USA as well as free padding for all Karastan orders.
Surya is constantly looking for fresh, innovative ideas and designs where they strive to introduce thousands of new products annually. They have teamed up with HGTV’s Candice Olson and fashion designer Peter Som to create unique and on-trend designs.
Here is what Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s website says about this 42 minute documentary: “In this pure visual treat, stunning cinematography and an ambient soundscape come together to celebrate handmade work in an age of mass-production.”
Beautiful Karastan rugs, four of them, are featured in the Greenspiration Home, which was open to visitors during the High Point Market in April.
All these area rugs are woven in nearby Eden, NC, of 100% high quality New Zealand wool, a renewable resource produced using farming techniques that carefully preserve the health and beauty of the land for future generations.
Once the reduced exporting costs came into play, Oriental Weavers seized the opportunity to reduce prices as incentive to buyers. The use of polypropylene in rugs has grown significantly over the past eleven years. Polypropylene does not absorb water and is extremely resistant to stains, fading, moisture, and bacteria.
America’s Magnificent Carpet Awards is equivalent of Hollywood Oscar awards for the Area Rugs Industry and is sponsored by Architectural Digest magazine and hosted by both Architectural Digest and AmericasMart Atlanta.
The awards were presented to Karastan representatives at a ceremony held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, GA.
Karastan rugs has announced that its manufacturing plant in Eden, NC has achieved ISO 14001 certification with the International Organization for Standardization.
Kelly Preston joined Karastan Rugs, America’s finest rug manufacturer, in celebrating its 80th anniversary and the opening of its showroom at the World Market in Las Vegas.