‘ROLL OUT YOUR WOVEN CARPET AND I WILL GREET YOUR SOUL'S REFLECTION’
Turkmen Rug Weavers' proverb
Established in 2007, multi award-winning The Oriental Rug Gallery Ltd is a unique, quintessential British company, owned and curated by Directors Anas and Sandre, whose passion-led partnership and collaborative artisan-trained skills span over 50 years of specialist knowledge and professional expertise.
A DECORATIVE JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY
Naturally drawn to expressing her creativity through a diverse array of artistic mediums, these aesthetic skills laid the foundation for a passion-led journey and a life-long interest in decorative and creative arts. As the Company’s award-winning Decorative Textiles & Creative Design Director, Sandre applies a wide portfolio of professionally trained and self-taught decorative art skills, textural mixed-mediums and creative design disciplines, into an eclectic tapestry of aesthetic expertise.
Fascinated by the areas Arts and Crafts heritage and inspired by the spirit of the Peasant Arts tradition, whose artisan communities set-up workshops and weaving houses in Haslemere, with the aim of reviving and conserving hand-crafting techniques in England, and along with their Hugenot-weaving predecessors, Anas and Sandre moved to Wey Hill in Haslemere and established The Oriental Rug Gallery Ltd in 2007.
“We see ourselves as ‘Custodians of Rug Craftsmanship’ , where The Oriental Rug Gallery Ltd is a treasure-trove of opportunity for our customers to enrich their lives with traditional woven craftsmanship and enjoy the unique beauty and enduring legacy of these fabulous weavings, for years to come.”