Kalaty Rug Corporation won one of the industry’s most prestigious awards, the America’s Magnificent Carpet Award (AMCA), which was presented at a gala ceremony during the International Area Rug Market in Atlanta earlier this month. Kalaty won for one of its heirloom-quality hand-knotted rug designs from the contemporary Juno Collection. The winning rug, JN-079, won in the hand-knotted category for rugs retailing between $50 and $100 per square foot.

Like a modern abstract work of art, JN-079 beautifully incorporates today’s highly sought-after fashion colors including explosive fashion-forward shades of blue, purple, pink, red, gray and yellow. Hand-knotted entirely of Silkette™, Kalaty’s trademarked proprietary viscose yarns, the rug is further enhanced by intricate hand carving for dramatic dimensional textural effects.

“Our product line has evolved over the past several years to include a range of contemporary designs such as those in our Juno collection. So, to have won this prestigious award for one of our carved abstract modern rugs is an especially gratifying win for Kalaty Rug Corporation,” says company president Ramin Kalaty. “We have identified the use of fashion colors as one of our major themes for 2019, and I can think of no better example of this color direction than the way we have fused together a number of energetic colors into the design of our award-winning hand-knotted Juno collection rug. Heirloom quality is a part of our heritage, and we proudly continue this heritage of bringing high-end, high-quality hand-knotted rugs to today’s market.”

The Kalaty family Oriental rug business originated more than 100 years ago in Iran under Mirza Kalaty’s grandfather, and in 1979, Mirza Kalaty established the company in the USA. Mirza Kalaty and his five sons – Ramin, Mike, Farshad, Ariel and Kamran – today run the company. Kalaty Rug Corporation has recently expanded as a new generation has proudly entered the family business, which continues to progress through design, innovative coloring and finishing, as well as through its commitment to provide customers with heirloom-quality area rugs and unparalleled service. Kalaty constantly maintains a vast inventory of collections, sizes and shapes and takes pride in offering same-day shipping on most products.

Kalaty showrooms include New York (295 Fifth Ave), Atlanta (AmericasMart, 4-G14), Las Vegas (World Market Center, B-455) and High Point (IHFC G369).


Published verbatim courtesy of Kalaty Rug Corporation.

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