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10 July, 2021

Oriental weavers introduces new alternatives to Chinese rug imports for NY buyers

A sumptuous crewel design from Oriental Weavers’ new Vesper collection gets its hi-low texture from a combination of polypropylene with shrink polyester in trending sage green and blush color combinations. NEW YORK — Oriental Weavers came to New York Home Fashions Market with introductions aimed at big box retailers and national chains — many of them aiming to replace area rug programs impacted by Chinese tariffs. “From an attendance perspective, retailers are coming in. We’re right on track with previous shows. We’ve already had some people in the end of last week and over the weekend. It’s going to be a really

6 July, 2021

AGAIN – Oriental Weavers Just Changed The Rug Business

Oriental Weavers has racked up a lot of firsts, including the first polypropylene Wilton woven machine made rug in a Persian design. I have one. They have now introduced an entry level price point wool Persian village design cross woven on an adapted gripper axminster machine. At the moment I know of just 6 machine woven wool rug lines; one spool ax, 4 Wilton woven, and one side woven gripper ax. The hospitality industry depends on gripper axminster for high traffic installations. The key words are “entry level wool”. The online business is driven by price. Consumers in “brick and mortar” buy

6 July, 2021

Now Showing: Aldwych theatre’s debut!

The Aldwych Theatre is a grade 2 listed building in the heart of the theatre district of central London. It was designed by renowned theatre architect W.G.R Sprague and first opened its doors to the paying public in 1905. The Nederlander group, who own the property, recently restored the Aldwych back to its former glory as part of a multi-million pound restoration project which included new carpeting in all of the theatre’s grand public areas. Oriental Weavers Hospitality worked sympathetically in its design and proudly manufactured the sumptuous carpets which can now be experienced in this striking theatre. “Lynne translated these intricate design components

4 July, 2021

Yasmine Khamis: Inspiring Women in Home Honoree

Oriental Weavers would like to congratulate Yasmine Khamis, VP of Sales and Marketing, for being named in the Home Furnishings News Magazine (HFN) list of Inspiring Women in Home. This list includes standout women who deserve to be recognized in the industry. “Selection criteria included women in leadership positions who have accomplished a great deal in their careers in home; strategic visionaries who have helped their companies stay ahead of the competitive curve; women who lend professional support to other women; women who promote the overall welfare of underprivileged women at home and abroad through charitable works; and women that are