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Sir William Burrell Tapestry collection

During his whole life, Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell (1861-1958) acquired some 200 European, mainly medieval, tapestries, building one of the largest and most important collections of its kind in the world. Over a period of 60 years, he … Continue reading

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Kum Kapi rugs from the Arkas Collection

An exhibition of Kum Kapi rugs from the Arkas Collection opened on the 5th October 2017 at the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (TIEM) in Istanbul, as part of the 2nd annual Istanbul Carpet Week organised by Istanbul Carpet Exporters’Association … Continue reading

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Antique rugs and carpets arriving at London’s Oriental Rug Centre

We have until recently been dividing the rugs  between the two Oriental rug centre’s. But we have now started to stock additional Antique rugs and carpets at the Staples corner warehouse in London’s NW2. We have just received some new … Continue reading

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Unusual grey ground Persian Nain carpet

We have reconfigured the Oriental rug warehouse at Staples corner London, this is to accommodate the new stock and make it easier for customers to view the huge selection of oriental rugs and carpets. We have even opened the largest … Continue reading

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The new stock of Persian rugs and carpets arrives in London

We have taken delivery of a large shipment of Oriental rugs and carpets including some wonderful Persian examples. The warehouse at London’s Staples Corner is full of eastern promise, and with the expertise of David J.Wilkins Oriental rugs, we will … Continue reading

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Early Autumn Interior projects

The Autumn Interior projects  seem to have started early, with London’s Oriental rug and carpet market ending the summer with a flurry of activity. Maybe its due to August being some what cooler than normal. London’s Oriental Rug Centre at … Continue reading

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The Perfect Wedding Present

Its always a worry when your invited to a wedding, what are you going to buy them. In the old days it was items such as china and bed linen for the home, but in a modern world most couples … Continue reading

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A Fine Persian Mahi Tabriz Carpet With A Rare Green Ground Colour

London’s Oriental Rug Centre has received yet more stock of fine Oriental rugs and carpets from Persia (Iran), Afghanistan and other handmade rug and carpet weaving country’s. Included in this shipment was a rare green Persian Mahi Tabriz carpet, size … Continue reading

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Increased exports of Oriental rugs and carpets from London

There has been a surge in tourists and consumers coming to London due to the post Brexit depreciation of the pound, with the leisure industry such as hotels benefiting the most. But these visitors like to shop and have found … Continue reading

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The Arts & Antique Fair Olympia London

The Arts & Antique fair at London’s Olympia 27th June-2nd July 2017 will be celebrating its 45th anniversary. showcasing 160 of the worlds leading specialist dealers, visitors will be able to see a diversity of periods and styles crossing a … Continue reading

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