Attendees will also enjoy access to a full slate of seminars. Highlighting the latest in design technology and celebrating the traditional craftsmanship in previously embargoed merchandise, the 2001 rug market continues to carve a distinctive niche in the industry. The following is a sampling of what will be showcased at AmericasMart this month.
828 International Trading Co. will present an expanded product line that includes handmade rugs, as well as new designs in its Sonnet Series and Royal Millennium collections. In the handmade category, the Himalayan Collection is a fully programmed line of Tibetan-weave rugs made of 100% wool that has been hand spun, hand dyed, and hand knotted in transitional designs. The rugs, which are crafted in various weights and densities to ensure superior hand, are available in a wide variety of sizes ranging from 2' x 8' runners to 12' x 15' format.