More Than Just A Rug
Mohamed Sassila, owner of Silk Road Collections, grew up in northern Syria, which used to be the home of one of the largest population of weavers in the world. “Since I opened my eyes for the first time, I’ve seen rugs. It’s a part of my culture,” he says.
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For more in depth information on the process of Oriental Rug design, construction and what to look for when buying a genuine, new or antique Persian, Turkish, Turkmen or Caucasian rug, please see Story of Rugs: Rug Buyers Guide and Interview with Mohamed Sassila for more details.
Kish Carpet Festival
Kish is not just about selling. It is social and a great time to make and renew contacts. Really, sales count a great deal. Mohamed Sassila decided to come to Kish from the United States because he wanted to make contacts and see rugs that he does not see in the states . . .
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