As CEO and Co-Founder of The Rug Company, Christopher Sharp’s vision has brought together the craft of rug making with contemporary design.
He established a company which is now represented in twelve countries, and offers a major source of essential employment in Nepal. He has helped to invigorate an ancient craft and triggered a revolution in rugs.
The success of The Rug Company’s collections is grounded not only in Sharp’s passion for rug collecting, which was initially ignited while he was working in film production in the Middle East, but also in a determination to ensure that every aspect of the company meets the highest standards while retaining a strong humanist stance.
Sharp has always put the quality of the product before economic temptation and understands that satisfaction is derived from doing everything well. When he started the company in 1997, the rug industry was in a spiral of decline, reproducing copies of rugs from the glory days of the 18th and 19th centuries but offering little to future generations. This is no longer the case.
Uniquely, Sharp has commissioned some of the world’s most influential and inspirational designers including Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Tom Dixon, Diane von Furstenberg, Matthew Williamson and Marni, and works closely with them to create collectable pieces that capture the spirit of our times.
This rug is entirely handmade, from the spinning of the yarns to the weaving on the loom. It is unique, and has been crafted by weavers in the Kathmandu area, whose skills have been passed down through many generations. We use only the finest natural yarns; the Tibetan wool is renowned for its softness and durability, while the fine silk brings a delicate lustre that enhances the design of the rug. To this we have added the vision of a world class designer, and the result is a hand knotted contemporary rug of extraordinary beauty which will itself become an heirloom to be treasured for years to come.
Deliveries to US, Caribbean and South American addresses are made by UPS using the quickest route. Shipping charges are calculated by volumetric weight, and are shown at the time of order.
If you wish to place an online order for delivery to a country outside the USA, South America or The Caribbean, please visit our United Kingdom Online Store.
For delivery to any of the following countries, please contact your local showroom directly to make an enquiry or place an order: Belgium, Denmark, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Mexico, Russia (Moscow and Saint Petersburg), Spain (Barcelona and Madrid), Sweden, Taiwan and United Arab Emirates.
We want you to be delighted with your purchase, so if you are not completely happy, you may return it to us within 21 days of receipt for a full refund (including shipping charge) or exchange - provided that the item is returned complete and in original condition. The Rug Company will cover the cost of return shipping. Read our Terms & Conditions for more details.
To return an item, you must first contact us (we can be contact on +1 212 274 0444 from 9:30am - 6pm EST, Monday - Friday). We will then arrange for UPS to collect the item from you. Returns can be collected from your home, work or alternative address.
It is recommended that you keep the original packaging in order to make returning items easier. If you no longer have the original packaging we can suggest alternatives or send you new packaging free of charge.
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