Since 1978, we’re the original direct importer and distributor of Persian carpets to the North American marketplace, focusing on Antique, Semi-Antique and Contemporary handmade works of art.
Ali Banaei, Founder & Proprietor
Ali’s expertise in this field has been recognized by many others in the industry and as a testament to this recognition, Ali Banaei, was elected as the President of Rug Dealers of Ontario in late nineteen-nineties. Ali Banaei also has acted as the buyer and supplier to numerous major retailers and home design stores in Canada and many international auction houses for many years.
Arabesque Decorative Carpets Gallery was founded in 1978 in Toronto, Ontario.
Our gallery is also referred to by most of our clients as Arabesque Rugs, hence our domain name: ArabesqueRugs.com
The focus of the Arabesque Rugs gallery has been providing authentic and genuine carpets from Iran to the North American markets. Over the years our expertise in buying Persian rugs has developed into an art-form.
This mastery at selecting and purchasing the right pieces was developed by the founder of the Arabesque Rugs, Ali Banaei.
The art of recognizing a great weave, distinguishing an authentic design and genuine workmanship can only be obtained as a result of many years of training your eyes in the field dealing with weavers and dealers of Persian Rugs. The appreciation that we have developed for Persian rugs has translated to the greatest collection of Antique rugs in Canada. Our collection of old and antique rugs has brought us a long list of followers, friends and rug connoisseurs trough out North America and Europe.
Remember that purchasing Antique Rug can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience as long as you are dealing with a reputable dealer.
At Arabesque Rugs we have demonstrated our expertise and reliability many times in the past couple of decades. We also have worked very closely with insurance companies for appraisal and restoration purposes.
At Arabesque Antique and Decorative Carpets Gallery, we have never held a misleading sale or outrageous and bogus price reductions. Our prices are realistic and set with integrity. We do not advertise reductions on highly inflated prices. Our reputation is our name and we have the history on our side to prove it.
Superior collection of traditional and contemporary carpets to match every taste
Antique woven art collectables and rare museum quality pieces
Best collection of antique and semi-antique carpets and kilims you can find anywhere
The beauty of antique Persian carpets is that they contain absolutely no chemical dyes or man-made fibers
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