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Jaipur Rugs Sale at Arastan

Ivy Green & Brick Red Hand-knotted Carpet

We are pleased to announce that we are hosting an exhibition of new handmade rugs, in brilliant transitional and contemporary styles, from Jaipur Rugs Company. The collection will include hand knotted carpets, dhurries and hand tufted rugs designed by Jaipur’s in-house design team and through partnerships with renowned designers including Jenny Jones, Chayse Dacoda and Raymond Waites. Beautiful carpets – made from high quality New Zealand wool, silk, art silk, cotton, jute and hemp – available at never to be repeated prices!

Also on show will be select pieces from Jaipur’s Weavers Collection. The concept behind the collection is to have no pre-set design, no design map – just the imagination and colour choices of the best weavers from Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Each rug took more than 6 months to be created and is unique, not only because it bears the name of the weaver, but also because it …

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You Wouldn’t Want to be Nisha Right Now!

Samarkand Ganch-Stucco

I made a quick trip to Mumbai where I attended what promised to be a deadly boring ‘Import Procedures and Documentation workshop’ but was anything but (I should learn to leave my prejudices at home!), then on to Delhi where I selected some gorgeous vintage carpets including Khotan’s that are one of my favourite groups. I managed to squeeze in a trip to Jaipur between the two where I bought a lovely collection of old Rajasthani pendants, ordered some Ajanta mural ceramic tiles and saw the rather spectacular Jenny Jones Collection just launched by Jaipur.  Announced the opening of the store and the online store which judging by the feedback has achieved the clean and stylish look and feel we wanted. Those are all the fun bits. The not so fun bits and the reason you wouldn’t want to be me is having to deal with badly laid red oxide …

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