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  • The Persian Carpet

    Durham, Raleigh Carpet & Flooring

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    The Persian Carpet
  • With over 6,000 rugs in stock, Durham rug dealer, The Persian Carpet presents the very finest selection of handmade carpets available today.  We offer both antique and new handmade rugs from India, Turkey, Pakistan, Nepal, China, Afghanistan, Iran and beyond. We carry well known brands, including Safavieh, Feizy, Tufenkian, Tamarian, Asmara, Woven Legends, and Masland –  plus we import many of our own unique designs.

    A family business, The Persian Carpet’s staff is friendly and knowledgeable concerning every aspect of Oriental rugs. Our design assistance will insure that you select the correct size, design and color for the space you have in mind. We also offer cleaning, repairs and restoration. Owner Doug Lay is a certified appraiser and provides written appraisals for insurance replacement, estate liquidation and disaster losses.

    In the early 1990’s The Persian Carpet began to design, produce and import its own proprietary rugs lines. This selection includes a specialty line of British Arts and Crafts and American Prairie Style carpets that are sold worldwide. A new division of the business, Southwest Looms, produces two lines of carpets inspired by the American Southwest.

    Doug and Nelda Lay travel abroad every year, hand selecting individual carpets based on beauty, quality and uniqueness. With their daughter Cynthia, and her husband, Bruce McLaren, they are focused on locating and acquiring the rug that is just right for you. Interior designers and homeowners throughout the Triangle and across the state value the store’s excellent customer service, selection and fair pricing.

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  • The Very Finest Source For Handmade Carpets From Across The World
  • The Persian Carpet

  • 5634 Durham Chapel Hill Boulevard
    Durham, NC 27707

    (919) 489-8362