His rugs run from $500 for smaller rugs all the way up to $15,000 for the largest rugs.
When you think of oriental rugs you probably think of patterns similar to the ones shown above. In the most traditional countries like Iran and Pakistan these are the patterns you find.
Countries like India are more willing to do non traditional patterns like the one shown above. It is an indication of the more open society in India. India still has a society that was influenced by the British and there willingness to more modern designs is a reflection of that influence.
Mr. Bagha came to the United States to go to school and stayed here after the Iranian Revolution because of religious persecution against people of the Baha'i faith in Iran. Most of his family have left Iran for other countries around the world. With the use of the internet many younger Iranians born since the Iranian revolution are interested in greater contact with the West. The recent elections in Iran seem to possibly point to a more open country in the future.
With the Spring weather just around the corner is might be a good time to stop into this interesting shop at 8290 Main St. in Ellicott City.