My Favorite Sources for Vintage Rugs

Lately I have been sourcing a lot of vintage Persian rugs for client projects. With the culture of Instagram and etsy these days, it seems like everyone and their mother is opening up their own vintage rug shop and every vendor has their own unique “taste” so you really have to keep your eyes peeled for new opportunities! So I thought I’d compile a round-up of my favorite sources and shops both in the States and abroad to search for these one-of-a-kind beauties.

I always try to message the seller for additional photos of the rug before buying anything. Product photos, even professional ones, are often misleading (sometimes, REALLY misleading). I like to ask sellers to send me simple iPhone-over-feet photos of the rug for sale which often times paints a much better picture of the rug’s true colors. I often find that most sellers will do this without hesitation – if it helps them make a sale they will send you tons of detail shots!

So without further ado, here are my go-to shops!

 

Favorite-Vintage-Rug-Sources

1. salaberna on Etsy, he’s also called orientgoods on eBay

2. oushak_carpet on eBay

3. Be Home Co. on Etsy / Woodland Avenue on Chairish

4. Loom + Kiln

5. Proper Home / Caitlin Creer Interiors

6. Shoppe by Amber Interiors

7. Woven Accents

8. J & D Oriental Rugs

9. Old New House

10. Frances Loom

11. OLDVINSHOP on Etsy

12. House of Seance on Etsy

13. Kaya Kilims

14. Crisp Interiors

15. Semikah Textiles

16. Galerie Shabab

17. Seven Hills Collection on Etsy

18. Vintage Kilim on Etsy

Then finally, I also love just doing general searches on sites like Chairish, One Kings LaneeBay, Etsy, and ecarpetgallery!

Happy rug shopping!

P.S. Side note! Not rug related but MADEBlinds is getting ready to launch their Memorial Day sale on May 23rd through the 31st where they will be offering 15% off, plus free shipping with the code MEMDAY15!

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