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INDIAN AGRA RUGS

INDIAN AGRA CARPETS The production of rugs in India dates back as far as the 16th century however these pieces became better known with the expansion of the British Empire into India in the 19th century. The British rule led to an …

BESSARABIAN RUGS

Bessarabian rugs descend from the region off the western shore of the Black Sea that has been a part of both Romania, Moldova and the Ukraine, depending on the political situation of the time. Bessarabian rugs are almost always flat …

MAY IS THE MONTH OF THE BESSARABIAN CARPET

It’s May, spring has arrived and at C. John we are laying out the Bessarabian Rugs and Carpets. Bessarabian carpets often have a floral design giving them a lighter feel – perfect for springtime. Have a look at the Bessarabian section …

BADA Fair 2016

We at C. John have had the privilege to attend the BADA Fair this week and what a wonderful exhibition it was, featuring beautiful antiques and contemporary art. The BADA Fair is the showcase for members of the British Antique Dealers’ Association, …

Parsua display

It’s March and the Parsua Collection is on display at the C. John Gallery. Located at 43a South Audley Street, come and talk to us about purchasing your beautiful new Parsua rug. Parsua, the Haute Couture carpet We are going …

Mothers Day

Mothers Day – Sunday 6th March 2016 What better present could you buy than a timeless C. John classic. A rug or carpet to fill that floor space, whether it be modern, traditional, antique or contemporary you will discover the …

Capital Hotel, Knightbridge

This beautiful Parsua rug is now a permanent feature in the lobby of The Capital Hotel, Knightsbridge, London. For more information on Parsua Rugs please contact the Gallery.      

Beauty on your Doorstep

A  late 18th century Turkish Ghiordes Rug, hand woven in wool, in excellent condition Dimensions: 241cm x 133cm   Photographs courtesy of C.John (rare rugs) Ltd and Thomas Goode & Co Ltd, Fine Tableware www.thomasgoode.com

Parsua – March 2016

March 2016 will see the launch of the newest range of Parsua contemporary bespoke rugs. Parsua rugs and carpets are both unique and modern and C. John are proud to be the sole London stockists of these beautiful weavings. C. John will be …

At home with Thomas Goode

With grateful thanks to our neighbours, Thomas Goode & Co, these beautiful photographs demonstrate how a C. John rug could look in your home or shop.     A fine late 19th century Persian Laver Kirman Rug, hand woven in wool …