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Rug Awards Presented at AmericasMart

Posted on January 14, 2013 by HFN Staff

The award winnersThe award winners

ATLANTA-AmericasMart recognized the best in area rugs at the America's Magnificent Carpets Awards event, which took place during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, which ended yesterday.

Selected by an independent panel of experts, the area rug winners were presented by AmericasMart at a gala at the Georgia Aquarium on Friday night, and included both handmade and machine-made categories, as well as one each in licensee and outdoor. They were:

Handhooked/handtufted $0-8+ per square foot: Amer Rugs

Handhooked/handtufted $8.01-$16: Surya

Handmade/Handknotted/flatweave $0-$30: Obeetee

Handmade/handknotted/flatweave $30.01-$50: F.J. Kashanian Rugs

Handmade/handknotted/flatweave $50.01-$100: Capa Imports

Handmade/handknotted/flatweave $100.01+: Anadol Rug Company

Machine made $0-$200: Oriental Weavers

Machine made $200.01-$400: Loloi Rugs

Machine made $400.01-$800: Marcella Fine Rugs

Machine made $800+: Nourison Industries

Licensee: Surya

Outdoor: Kaleen

AmericasMart also honored three retailers for overall excellence in sales, service and innovation: Hadinger Flooring, Avalon Carpet Tile & Flooring and Nebraska Furniture Mart.