Carpets as Art

For centuries the best carpets were in the exclusive purview of nobility, kings and rulers From Persia...

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The Cellar conducts various workshops with a view to educate and inform keen carpet and Shawl

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Antique Decorative Rugs Antique Tribal Rugs Mughal Decorative Recreations SilkAnd Wool Recreations Modern Contemporary Carpets New Silk Carpets Kilims And Durries Shawls And Stoles Textiles Wall Hangings Tribal Art

The Carpet Cellar is a specialist Gallery for the finest woven treasures. Conceived by India’s most respected curator of carpets, Sheel Chandra, The Carpet Cellar is considered a Mecca for certified antique carpets, perfectly executed recreations, modern designs, as well as kilims, durries...


Where do I start? — Understanding the Language of Carpets

The world of carpet weaving has a unique language of it’s own, which for a first-time buyer can be confusing. There are terms like “Persian”, “Tribal”,“Silks” to be reckoned with, questions of fiber, regions, knot count- information to be navigated and understood; an entire vocabulary that allures
yet mystifies.
The reality is that buying a carpet is surprisingly simple.
As long as you have your basics right vis-a-vis accurate measurements, color and have addressed questions on durability and traffic -then choosing the best carpet for you is going to be relatively easy and your carpet buying experience infinitely enjoyable.
Do remember one doesn’t need to be the expert to buy the best rug; it is about finding the carpet that speaks to you and that you truly love.

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