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The Mamluks have arrived!

  • December 3, 2009

The Mamluks have arrvied!!! For a while now, we have been stocking some superb examples of Mamluk rugs. What is a Mamluk rug? Good question! First, a little history. The…


The Chicken Has Landed

  • November 8, 2009

At Nomad Rugs "The Eagle Chicken has landed"!!! Check out these killer new rugs woven in Afghanistan. They are based on the classic "Bird Rugs" of the Luri, Khamsheh and…


Cool New Ikat Rugs

  • November 1, 2009

You may have heard of Ikats? They are woven fabrics made using a complex tie-died method. This technique has been used primarily in Uzbekistan and Indonesia. Well, you may also…


Capri-cious Rugs!

  • October 25, 2009

San Francisco's Marina district Motel Capri became the site of an extraordinary rug bazar! Long the site of informal rug business during the annual Caskey-Lees world class Tribal Arts and…


A really cool small Ersari!

  • December 2, 2008

Check out this cool rug we just received from the Ersari weaving project! The Ersari rugs have long been some of the favorite rugs that we carry. In fact, I…


Reviews of Nomad Rugs

  • May 10, 2008

People are saying great things about Nomad Rugs! The internet has allowed a small independent rug store like Nomad Rugs to thrive! In addition to thousands of local customers, I…



  • May 10, 2008

We are pleased to carry rugs which benefit the non-profit organization Barakat. Barakat, which takes its name from the Arabic word for blessing, was founded in 1999 by Chris Walter…


Jennifer Harris Shows New Work

  • April 19, 2008

In part of Nomad Rugs' ongoing showcase of local artist, we are pleased to present Jennifer Harris' new works. Come and take a look at Jennifer's work, showing through March…

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