News & Updates

Ad in Western Living CONDO

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We are proud to present our ad in the Fall/Winter 2010 Issue of Western Living CONDO. The ad showcases a handspun wool Michealian and Kholberg carpet. The carpet features a vegetable dyed coin design, and is 3′ x 8′. It is exclusive in Western Canada to Mavyan Carpets.

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Woven Legend Mats Arrival

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We recently received little mats from Woven Legends each approximately 2’x3′ in size. They are all hand spun wool and vegetable dye with traditional Woven Legend quality.

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Antique Carpet Arrivals

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We are pleased to post three more antique rugs that arrived recently.

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The Kurdish antique rug comes from Eastern Turkey in a town called Malatya. The size is 3’8 x 7’4 circa 1890’s and it is in excellent condition. It has shiney, high plateau wool which is a trademark for Anatolian high grade wool.

The antique Panderma is from Western Turkey in a town called Panderma. It is a prayer design in size of 3’10 x 5’4 circa 1890’s. It is in original condition, perfectly preserved and very well cared for over the years. As a characteristic feature, the main border is made out of cotton pile.

The antique Sarouk rug comes from central Iran. It is a hunting design prayer rug in excellent condition. It measures 4’1 x 7′ and is circa 1900’s.

Odegard Shipment Arrival

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As we previously noted, Mavyan Carpets is now the exclusive dealer for Odegard carpets in Western Canada. And, today, our first delivery of Odegard stock has arrived.

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These pieces we are all made with all vegetable dyes, wool and silk combinations, and employ an old cross-stitch weaving technique. This results in a unique and interesting texture to the pile.

The piece on the left is Nima Tashi in 6′ x 9′ and 100 knot quality constructed with wool and silk. It is also available for custom order in any size and color combination.

The middle piece is the Storystones design in 8′ x 10′ made in collaboration with Donghia. It is pure wool with 100 knot quality and available as a custom order in any size or color combination.

The piece on the right is Ikat design in 9′ x 12′ made with vegetable dyes and 100 knot quality. It is also available in any custom size and color combination.

Recent Antique Carpet Acquisitions

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We’re pleased to add to our antique collection 3 rare pieces. The first on the left is a very rare bessarabian kilm in 6 x 9 feet and very good condition. Excellent range of blue tones throughout and is from the 1880’s all wool construction.

The middle piece is an antique talish carpet from the Azarbaijan region. It has a rare baby blue field colour with all wool construction. It measures 3’4″ x 7′ 10″ and is restored to its original glory.

The third piece is an antique bidjar carpet from North West Iran’s Kurdish region. It measures 9′ x 14′ in size with an Ivory field and a navy blue border with stricking medallion in the middle. This piece is in good condition and wool construction dating from the 1880’s.

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New Woven Legends Shipment Introduction

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We have received a new Woven Legend shipment of carpets. They are now unpacked and ready to view at our Granville Store. They are all vegetable dyed, hand-spun wool, hand-made carpets. These carpets are new lines from Woven Legends and they are made in Eastern Turkey. As usual, these pieces have a beautiful patina and a lustrous wool to make them some of the highest quality available from Turkey.

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Interior Design Show 2010 Photos

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We had a successful show at Interior Design Show West 2010 — thank you to all who came by to see our booth. We were very excited to show our new carpet shipments from our existing lines and get feedback from visitors. We had a lot of inquiries about our cleaning and repair services, too. Overall we are very pleased and look forward to participating in IDS West next year.

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Odegard Rare and Original carpets

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We are very pleased to announce that Odegard Tibetan carpets will be available exclusively by Our company “Mavyan Carpets” in Western Canada.

The recently purchased stock will arrive approximately in 2 weeks. We will make them available in our news and press page as soon as they arrive.

Stephanie Odegard founder and president of Odegard Inc. has been involved in assisting developing countries to promote and preserve their traditional artisanal crafts. Thus she founded Odegard Inc. a revolutionary company renowned for its inspired designs, high production standards and creation of luxurious hand knotted carpets, which now an internationally recognized leader in contemporary design.

The Interior Design Show West

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We are taking part again this year’s interior design show which will take place in new Vancouver convention centre.

We will be exhibiting exciting  vegetal dyed, hand spun wool carpets from Our latest shipment which arrived last week.

They are from highly regarded companies such as Woven Legends, Zollanvari, Michaelian Kohlberg,Satia, Anadol and Obeetee.

We will be booth number 801 Please come and say hello. We have also some free tickets to give away, please let us know that we can save some for You.The show  hours are as follows: October 14 – 17 2010. See You there

Oakridge Art & Antique show

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Dear friends, We are taking part of this years antique show which will be held in Oakridge shopping centre.We will be featuring some beautiful examples of ca 1890’s antique and collectable carpets and we will also feature Our cleaning and restoration service. Please feel free to come along and ask any questions You may have.

The date and hours for the show are as follows:

Saturday & Sunday

October 2 & 3

11 am—5 pm

in Oakridge auditorium

Please stop by and come say hi to us. Thanks

Ara Mavyan