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Issue Date: 2014 JANUARY, Posted On: 1/13/2014


01132014 America's Magnificent Carpets Awards Winners

 

AMERICA'S MAGNIFICENT CARPETS CELEBRATED AT CEREMONY AT 
ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Winners of Saturday night ceremony honoring America's magnificent Carpets at Atlanta International Market.

By Lissa Wyman

ATLANTA -- The annual America's Magnificent Carpets Awards was the culmination of the Atlanta International Market Jan. 8 to 11, 2014 as Chas Sydney, retired senior vice president of  and Kevin Malkiewicz, vice president of AmericasMart presented awards to rugs in 10 categories. Independent judges were Annette Joseph, Darcy Adler and Sharian Garner.

The winners were:

Hand-hooked/Hand-tufted
$0-$8 per sq. ft.
Capel Rugs Tuscan Sun

Capel Rugs Tuscan Sun

Hand-hooked/Hand-tufted
$8-$16  per sq. ft.
Jaipur Rugs
Clayton Daizy

Jaipur Rugs Clayton Daizy


Hand Knotted/Flatweave
$0-$30 per sq. ft.
Marcella Fine Rugs
Oushak

Marcella Fine Rugs Oushak

Hand Knotted/Flatweave
$30 to $50 per sq. ft.
Loloi Rugs
Mirage

Loloi Mirage

Hand Knotted/Flatweave
$50 to $100 per sq. ft.
F.J. Kashanian
Capri Revamp


F.J. Kashanian Capri Revamp

Hand Knotted/Flatweave
over $100 per sq. ft.
Anadol
Ozipek Hereke

Anadol Ozipek Hereke

Machine Made

$0 to $400 5x8
Oriental Weavers
Kaleidoscope

Oriental Weavers Kaleidoscope

Machine Made
Over $400 5x8
Nourison
Rhapsody

Nourison Rhapsody

Indoor-Outdoor
Couristan
Emma at Home
Infusion Collection

Indoor-Outdoor Couristan Emma at Home
Infusion Collection
Licensee
Jaipur Rugs
Luli Sanchez

Licensing Jaipur Rugs Luli Sanchez


AND A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL!


Oriental Weavers' Nicki Rayburn, left, director of marketing, and Mandi  Williams, design director. Mandi's Kaleidoscope design was winner in the machine made under $400 category.


Steve Roan, vice president of sales and marketing for Kas Oriental Rugs with wife Caroline Roan.


Lex Berger of Area Rug Gallery, Melbourne, FL, with  Jim McNally, regional manager of Capel Rugs.


Nourison ladies enjoy the evening. From left, Mary Earhart, Catalina Pericon and Mary Azhadi.


MikeThompson, national sales manager for LR Resources with wife Miriam Thompson, owner of The Rug Rack in Chattanooga.


 Bob Kirby of Kashee & Sons, left, with Dawn Platke, Carpet Studio, Inc., Whitefish, MT.


 Tim Schantz of Dynamic Rugs with independent sales repJeff Koehler.
 


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