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    Best Modern Design Superior 2014

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 30, 2014 in Featured Weaver

     

    New Moon’s Peacock Design Wins International Award

     

    So far 2014 has been an exciting year for New Moon as the family-owned rug company recently received high honors when it was named “Best Modern Design Superior 2014” at Domotex for its Peacock Design. The world’s most prestigious international rug show on the market, Domotex is held annually in Hannover, Germany where they host a Carpet Design Awards event. Approximately 1,400 companies from 60 nations attended the Hannover Exhibition to...

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    The Scarab's Dark Fairy Dress

    Posted by Larry Stone on April 28, 2014 in Community

     

    Project Funway

    Jane Rohr and Janie Viehman brought home the honors of second place for their very stylish Rock and Roll Fairy Dress. It was The Scarab’s first entry in the third Annual Project Funway.  With music backing up the fabulous model Janie Viehman, she rocked the stage with the team’s modern and edgy dress fabricated from silver and black screens that are more often found in doors and windows to keep the critters out than in high fashion.

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    Introducing A New Rug Line Designed by Ariana Rugs

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 28, 2014 in Featured Rug Collections

     

    Barchi Rug Collection

    Ariana's unique collection of rugs that combines a kilim weave with traditional symmetrical knots, also known as the Barchi Collection features rugs that are made of high-quality wool in central Afghanistan. Ariana typically focuses on finely woven traditional and classic designs. With the Barchi Collection, Ariana really seemed to step out of their comfort zone and attempt to reach an entirely new and diverse type of audience. According to owner Ahmad, the...

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    Vail's Studio80 and Villa Cortina Remodel

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 28, 2014 in Featured Projects

     

    Creating A Modern Cabin In Vail

    What started out as a three-bedroom, top-floor condo with an old school 1970s look is now a modern, four-bedroom condo with flair thanks to architect Russell Gies and Studio 80 Interior Design principal Tracie Schumacher. After Gies transformed the stairwell “air space” adjacent to the homeowners’ condo into a desired fourth bedroom, Schumacher went to work on a “high-modern design with mountain flair.”

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    Ariana Rugs Inc.

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 17, 2014 in Featured Weaver

     

    Three Generations of Quality and Creativity

    Founded in 1990, Ariana Rugs Inc. is currently operated by siblings Alishah (Alex), Ahmad and Nadia. Originally from Afghanistan, the family has turned the company into the center of the country’s carpet culture which is something Ahmad and his siblings are proud of and take very seriously.

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    Handwoven Turkish Bracelets

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 11, 2014 in Featured Merchandise

    Sterling Silver Treasures

    These intricate pieces are handwoven in Turkey. They are crafted with very fine strands of sterling silver and gold that are delicately intertwined to create eye-catching designs.

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    Navajo Rugs Inspire Kelli Holtz of Holtz Design Studio

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 7, 2014 in Featured Projects

     

    The Mesa Collection Meets Cordillera

    Kelli Holtz of Holtz Design Studio works in unison with The Scarab in order to create the perfect space for her Cordillera clients. As the project progresses, Kelli explains, "Sometimes finding the perfect rug is like finding a needle in a haystack.  For this discerning client, the needle was extra small and the haystack was extra large" The prize winning needle ended up being a beautiful navajo inspired design from The Mesa Collection by New Moon Rugs.

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    Treasures from Texas

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 7, 2014 in Featured Merchandise

     

    New pieces just in from Richard Schmidt Jewelry.

     

    Check out the sparkle, glitz, and shine of these fabulous Texas finds!

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