July, 2015

Why a Handmade Rug?

Posted on July 28th, 2015 by Joshua Kebabian

Why a Handmade Rug?      Daun Curry, founder of Modern Declaration in 2009 and touted by Vogue as one of today’s hottest interior designers, sees machine-made carpets as “processed food” while she finds handmade rugs without question superior, art… “their palpable human touch generates an energy absent in their machine-made alternative.”      Decorative […]

Home Sweet Home Inside & Out!

Posted on July 13th, 2015 by Joshua Kebabian

∗Home Sweet Home, Inside & Out∗ ∗Afghan Bakshayesh Keeps the Garden Blooming All Year Round ∗        This charming piece was hand-knotted in the northern Afghanistan cottage industry by Hazara women using local,hand-spun, vegetally dyed wool.  

“Love of Beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” Window Watch

Posted on July 8th, 2015 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW LEFT        The Camo Trek Tibetan hanging in WINDOW LEFT emanates energy!  This unique carpet measures 9 x 12 and was hand-woven in Nepal by local weavers using Himalayan wool and real silk, the ratio being 80% wool/20% silk.     The unusual contemporary design and color palette of varying shades of gray, pops […]

“Utilitarian Functions Do Not Deprive Them of Their Artistic Qualities”

Posted on July 6th, 2015 by Joshua Kebabian

 Fully Funnctional, Uniquely Beautiful Afghan Serapi “Getting Down to Work!”                 “Although carpets are part of the comfort of everyday Oriental life, their utilitarian functions do NOT deprive them of their artistic qualities.   Their value is the obvious result of complex decoration, precious materials and the inherent […]

Happy 4th of July – Enjoy Home of the Free

Posted on July 4th, 2015 by Joshua Kebabian

KEBABIAN‘S WISHES ALL A HAPPY 4TH OF JULY! ENJOY CELEBRATING BEING “LAND OF THE FREE HOME OF THE BRAVE“   “Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” Oliver Wendell Holmes.  (Yes, We are Closed Today… Home Celebrating)    

“Retiring” inside on a Kebabian carpet

Posted on July 1st, 2015 by Joshua Kebabian

Summer is Calling » Warm Breezes, Blossoming Flowers, Birdsong when it is time to retire inside, Nothing’s Better Than Landing on a Kebabian Carpet! Fully Functional, Uniquely Beautiful