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Antique Rugs 101 at Oscar Isberian Evanston

An Oscar Isberian Blog by Diane Cotton Caplan   If only these walls (and rug piles) could talk! Well, they did on Wednesday evening, Nov. 8th at Oscar Isberian Rugs in Evanston, as acclaimed carpet expert, Oscar Tatosian, took attendees on a journey through the storied history of Antique rugs. He was joined by brother and business partner, Sarkis Tatosian, Isberian rug specialists, Mesrop Darian and Walter Ishaya and a… More...
Antique Rugs

Good, Better, Best Antique Rugs Learning Session

On Wednesday, October 18th, we presented Good, Better, Best Antique Rugs, the second lecture of our World of Antique Rugs promotion at Oscar Isberian Rugs. Thank you to all of our attendees for joining in. We hope you took away valuable information regarding antique rugs. The World of Antique Rugs promotion has now begun at our Evanston Showroom. Stop by and see our collection of antiques. You can also… More...
Antique from Turkey

Our Staff’s Favorite Rugs

We asked our panel of rug and carpeting experts to choose their favorite rug from our Kinzie showroom. It was a tough decision, but they were able to narrow it down to one. Check out their top picks and why they chose them! Oscar Tatosian Rug 63362 – Antique from Turkey – Size 12’2”x15’7” Perfect condition, richly colored Oushak, a rug to build a room around, bottom up! Sevak Alaverdyan… More...
Carpets for a Cause at Oscar Isberian Rugs

Carpets for a Cause: A Rousing Success at Oscar Isberian

What a night! Beautiful handmade rugs imagined by a selection of Chicago’s most influential designers and architects, all to benefit DesignsforDignity.org; it was an inspired collaboration! We could not be prouder to have played a part in this meaningful event. The initial idea sounded simple. Invite a group of infinitely talented designers to create original rug patterns and then have the patterns hand-knotted into 4×6′ wool or wool and… More...
Antique Rugs 101

Antique Rugs 101 Learning Session

On Monday, October 2nd, we presented Antique Rugs 101, the first lecture in a series of learning sessions as part of the World of Antique Rugs promotion at Oscar Isberian Rugs. Oscar Tatosian, a recognized expert in the field with a lifetime of experience, was our presenter and covered the differences between old and antiques. In addition to the lecture, one of our repair artisans demonstrated a rug restoration. Thank… More...