Show Stopping America’s Magnificent Carpet Awards Highlight Of January Market ATLANTA – The creativity, artistry and passion of the Area Rug industry was celebrated in style at the annual America’s Magnificent Carpets® Awards, staged by AmericasMart® Atlanta as part of The Atlanta International Area Rug Market® featuring the National Oriental Rug Show. The event, which took place on Friday, January 10, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, featured awards in the hand hooked/hand tufted, hand knotted, flat weave, machine made and outdoor rugs categories as selected an independent panel of noted experts. Rugs were submitted to the Market Museum of Introductions for award consideration.
The 2014 winners are:
Hand Hooked/Hand Tufted: ,0-8.00 per square foot Capel Rugs
Hand Hooked/Hand Tufted: ,8.01-16.00 per square foot Jaipur Rugs Inc
Hand Knotted/ Flat Weave: ,0-30.00 per square foot Marcella Fine Rugs
Hand Knotted/ Flat Weave: ,30.01-50.00 per square foot Loloi, Inc
Hand Knotted/Flat Weave: ,50.01-100.00 per square foot F.J. Kashanian Rug Corp.
Hand Knotted/ Flat Weave: ,100.01 per square foot Anadol Rug Company
Machine Made: ,0-400.00 per square foot Oriental Weavers of America
Machine Made: ,400.01+ per square foot Nourison Rug Co