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The Persian Carpet

5634 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd Durham, NC 27707

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Oriental Rugs in Raleigh, NC

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We carry quality Oriental rugs and Persian carpets in Raleigh, NC

The Persian Carpet is a retail store offering a wide selection of new and antique Oriental rugs, kilims, needle points, aubussons and arts & crafts designs. The Persian Carpet is conveniently located off I-40/15-501 at exit 270. The Persian Carpet are retailers, manufacturers and importers of handwoven Oriental, decorative, and arts and crafts rugs. The Persian Carpet is a family owned business in the same location since 1976.

For a great selection of quality Oriental rugs, come check out our showroom. Our knowledgeable staff will help you pick the perfect rug for your room. With so many different designs and sizes, finding a rug for your room will be easy. The hard part will be deciding from all of the great handmade rugs you fall in love with.

We pride ourselves with our service motto: Oriental rug professionals serving you with honesty & integrity. Your finest source for antique and contemporary Oriental rugs, handmade rugs, Persian carpets, arts & crafts carpets, kilims and needlepoints in the Raleigh, NC area is The Persian Carpet.

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We have a great selection of Persian carpets!

Oriental rugs Raleigh, NC Our Arts and Crafts collection features a hand knotted from India using a special kind of wool imported from New Zealand. These Persian carpets go well with English and American Arts and Crafts décor styles. Most designs are  available in several different sizes from 4x6 all the way to 10x14. Some smaller sizes and hall runner styles are available in a more limited range of designs. Some of our designs can be produced in custom sizes if desired, must call for availability. Details and pricing for Arts and Crafts rugs

When it comes to Persian carpets, the designs and quality make them a great choice for any home. Our selection of Persian carpets is one of the best in the area. All of our handmade rugs and carpets are made of the highest quality materials.

Antique Reproductions

This 19th Century revival collection features Persian Heriz, Serapi, Mahal, Sultanabad, and Turkish Oushak designs of around 1880-1910. These carpets are made in India and Turkey using a hand spun yarn technique. To maintain the highest level of authenticity we select beautiful examples of these designs from our vast collection of antique carpets. We have managed to reproduce the designs exactly, matching every small detail, providing the look and feel of a true antique at a fraction of the cost of the original. Also available is the fabulous line of Oushaks from RUGS BY ROBINSON and true vegetable dyed carpets from WOVEN LEGENDS made with hand spun wool.

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Tibetan and Contemporary Collection

We are authorized dealers for the five major producers of Tibetan carpets - TUFENKIAN TIBETAN CARPETS, ODEGARD, THE TIBETAN RUG COMPANY, TAMARIAN TIBETAN CARPETS, and ROYAL INTERCONTINENTAL. Additional inventory of Tibetan weave carpets from both Nepal and India is stocked in a variety of classic, transitional and contemporary designs.

Kelims and Gabbehs

In addition to the extensive line of Kelims and Soumaks by NOURISON, we also carry one-of-a-kind, very affordable, new Chinese and Turkish Kelims hand-selected for their decorative appeal. We often have in stock antique pieces from Turkey, the Caucasus, and Persia as well as Bessarabians from Eastern Europe. Lastly, we are developing our own line of antique reproductions copied from beautiful, turn of the century designs. This line is exact in every detail including the use of vegetable dyes.

A tradition of Southwestern Iranian weavers, the Gabbeh carpet is produced by the nomadic Lori, Qashqai, and Bakhtiari tribes. Each one is an expression of the weaver as artisan. Gabbehs are made from the finest hand-spun Persian wool and vegetable dyes. Our stock is constantly changing as we buy and sell these unique carpets.

Needlepoint and Aubusson Collection

We are the sole authorized retail dealer in North Carolina for the fantastic ASMARA line of needlepoint, tapestry, and Savonille carpets. These textiles offer a wide range of old European classic and contemporary floral designs woven in a variety of textures and colors. RENAISSANCE and FRENCH ACCENTS collections of tapestries and aubussons are also represented.

Antique and Semi-antique Carpets

This selection of decorative carpets and kilims is the most comprehensive in the mid-Atlantic region. We always maintain a diverse selection of formal and informal designs in a wide range of sizes. All pieces are one of a kind and include formal city designs and most tribal groups. They come in a great variety of sizes and colors from Iran, Turkey, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. Many of these rugs are of collectable quality. We also stock a superb collection of Art Deco Chinese carpets from the 1920s and 1930s.

New Formal Designs

These new carpets are based on traditional Persian designs, but are produced at a fraction of the cost of antique carpets. We maintain a diverse selection of styles, designs, and colors, that we import directly. Additionally we offer goods from many other nationally known importers, including ANTIQUE LOOMS and THE ABADJIAN COLLECTION. All inventory is top-of-the-line, first quality produced in India, China, Turkey, Pakistan, and Iran.

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A large selection of discontinued and overstocked designs is always available at dramatically reduced prices. For example, many 9x12 size carpets are available for under $1000.00

Oversize Carpets (12x15 and larger)

Our inventory includes an extensive selection of very large antique, semi-antique, and contemporary production carpets.


This category is always changing as we discover new and exciting textiles on our trips to Asia. These include small decorative items suitable for gifts or home decoration. Some examples include tent bands, hanging lanterns, pillows, and Suzanis.

Stair Rods

We offer the full line of Zaroufy brass stair rods and finials. This is a comprehensive line with a variety of styles and finishes from which to select. Be assured that all rugs sold by the Persian Carpet are manufactured under international guidelines for child- free labor.

Products & Services

The Persian Carpet offers a huge selection of handmade rugs. We have Oriental rugs & Persian rugs in stock. We buy your old rugs and we also provide appraisals. We also repair rugs that have been damaged. If you are looking for the best selection of handmade rugs in Raleigh, NC, come check us out today!

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Areas Served

  • Auburn
  • Apex
  • Archer Lodge
  • Banks
  • Barham
  • Bayfeat
  • Bonsai
  • Bunn
  • Claxton
  • Carpenter
  • Cary
  • Clayton
  • Daddysville
  • Eagle Rock
  • Earpsboro
  • Emerald Village
  • Fuquay
  • Feltonville
  • Five Points
  • Forestville
  • Friendship
  • Fuquay-Varina
  • Garden Grove
  • Garner-Clayton
  • Garner
  • Genlee
  • Glen Forest
  • Hollemans Crossroads
  • Holly Springs
  • Hopkins
  • Juniper
  • Kennebec
  • Knightdale
  • Lizard Lick
  • Mordecai
  • Morrisville
  • Macedonia
  • Macks Village
  • Mccullers
  • Medfield
  • Middlesex
  • Millbrook
  • Murraytown
  • North Hills
  • North Raleigh
  • Neuse
  • New Hill
  • New Light
  • Pearces
  • Pine Hill
  • Pine Hurst Park
  • Rdu Airport
  • Raleigh
  • Rhamkatte
  • Rile Hill
  • Rolesville
  • Skycrest Village
  • Social Plains
  • Stony Hill
  • Tants Crossroads
  • Union Hope
  • Upchurch
  • Wake Forest
  • Wendell
  • Westover
  • Wilders Grove
  • Willow Spring
  • Zebulon

Brands Carried

Tufenkian, Asamara, Woven Legends


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