Buying Navajo Indian Rugs This Weekend in Prescott AZ
Listen up everyone who might be even be a tiny winy bit interested in buying a Navajo rug!
Twice a year the Smoki Museum here in Prescott AZ holds a fundraising event to help support the Smoki Museum. It’s not just any fundraiser – it’s a great fundraiser that is known to attract serious Indian art collectors from around the country!
It is expected that there will be over 300 rugs up for bid on Saturday, September 17th at this auction. This will surely give all you rug lovers a good opportunity to find your own treasure! What a great opportunity for folks who are either decorating their new home in a southwest motif as well as for the serious collector!
It’s not just rugs! You will also see other pieces of art up for auction too. These pieces are collected from locals that want to consign and sell their Navajo rugs and art as well as from the prestigious auctioneer of Indian art, Bruce Burnham.
With auction items starting as low as $50.00 most everyone can partake in the fun. Not in the market to buy right now? That’s okay, even if you aren’t planning on purchasing, you’re sure to have fun admiring these hand woven rugs, learning a bit of history and observing the auction. Contact the Smoki Museum for further information at 928-445-1230 or www.smokimuseum.org
If you happen to find a treasure to purchase and it needs cleaning or repair, remember Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care can assist you with these needs. Here are before and after photos of one particular repair we did for one of our clients. The holes were reweaved, side cords repaired and of course the rug received a good cleaning.
Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care serves Prescott, Prescott Valley, Sedona, and much of the Northern Arizona areas. We meet the highest standards in professional cleaning of area rugs with rug wash specialists having earned the highest training, including certification as WOOLSAFE FIBRE CARE SPECIALISTS through the WOOLSAFE ORGANISATION. Such extraordinary certification ensures the area rugs of our client’s receive the utmost in care.
Call us for additional information on cleaning and repairing Navajo rugs and quotes at 928-445-1718, visit our website at www.ArizonaOriental.com, or stop by Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at our rug washing facility at 565 EZ Street, Prescott, AZ 86301 (pick-up and delivery also available).
Till next time, enjoy your beautiful art for your floor and remember a clean rug is a rug that can last you a lifetime!