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...
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...
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!
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...
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...
We are honored to be mentioned in two places in the recent Modern Luxury Fall 2017 10th Anniversary Issue.
On page 92, you can find an article featuring Luke Irwin’s collection of unique mosaic rugs
Then on pages 155-163, the article “Labor of Love” displays our rugs throughout a River North loft designed by Elizabeth Kruger
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.