Magnificent Carpet Awards Announced

The Area Rug industry’s most celebrated event honoring the most spectacular introductions took place at the height of the first Market of the year, the Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show, which takes place Jan. 12-15 with Temporaries, Jan. 13-15. The Atlanta International Area Rug Market runs in conjunction with the nation’s only global wholesale trade event of 2012: Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which takes place Jan. 11-18. The National Oriental Rug Show (NORS) is staged in an exclusive partnership with the Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA).

The area rug winners—selected from the Museum of Introductions (MOI) gallery by an independent panel of renowned tastemakers—were announced and presented by AmericasMart.

The 2012 AMCA winners are:


● $0 –08 per square foot: Harounian Rugs International

●  $8.01 – 16: per square foot: Jaipur Rugs

$16.01+: per square foot: Tibet Rug Co.


● $0 – 30 per square foot: FJ Kashanian

● $30.01 – 50 per square foot: AMER

● $50.01 – 100 per square foot: French Accents

$100.01+ per square foot: Creative Touch


$0 – 100 per square foot: KAS Oriental

● $100.01 – 200 per square foot: Oriental Weavers

$200.01 – 400 per square foot: Dynamic Rugs

$400.01 – 800 per square foot: Momeni

●$800.01+ per square foot: Michaelian & Kohlberg

Indoor/Outdoor: Loloi

Licensee: Tufenkian Artisan

Author: editor

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