The area rug industry was celebrated at the annual America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards, staged by AmericasMart Atlanta as part of The Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show.
The event, which took place on Friday, Jan. 10 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, featured awards in the hand hooked/hand tufted, hand knotted, flat weave, machine made and outdoor rugs categories as selected an independent panel of noted experts. Rugs were submitted to the Market Museum of Introductions for award consideration.
The 2014 winners are:
Hand Hooked/Hand Tufted: $0-8.00 per square foot
Hand Hooked/Hand Tufted: $8.01-16.00 per square foot
Hand Knotted/ Flat Weave: $0-30.00 per square foot
Marcella Fine Rugs
Hand Knotted/ Flat Weave: $30.01-50.00 per square foot
Hand Knotted/Flat Weave: $50.01-100.00 per square foot
F.J. Kashanian Rug Corp.
Hand Knotted/ Flat Weave: $100.01 per square foot
Anadol Rug Company
Machine Made: $0-400.00 per square foot
Oriental Weavers of America
Machine Made: $400.01+ per square foot
Nourison Rug Co.