For 92-years, the Couristan brand has been revered as an icon of style and quality for its exquisite area rugs, residential carpeting and custom floor covering fashions. Founded in 1926 by brothers Basil J. Couri and George J. Couri, Couristan has been privately owned and operated by the Couri family for two generations.
Couristan began its rich history nine decades ago with humble beginnings in New York City. The company, which quite appropriately was originally named “Couri Brothers”, was established as a direct importing business specializing in fine handmade area rugs from Persia.
Since its establishment over nine decades ago, Couristan and its entire team has dedicated itself to a universal commitment of excellence. Weaving four key components into every product – Trust, Style, Quality and Innovation – Couristan has earned its place as one of the most highly regarded companies in the floor covering industry.his long-standing position of success is a direct result of providing customers with the highest levels of design, value and customer service. As a family-owned and operated company, Couristan has managed to keep a watchful eye on the past, while continuing to focus an intent eye on the future. Over 90-years young, Couristan is full of life, filled with inspired fashions and more vibrant and relevant than ever before.
Oriental rugs are fine crafted rugs that contribute nicely to any formal or informal setting in your home. Oriental rugs blend wonderfully with contemporary, formal, ornate, casual and traditional decorating styles.
For spreading personality around a room, the area rug has few rivals. What could be more elegant than an heirloom quality Oriental area rug atop a gleaming hardwood floor, or more charming than a handcrafted braided area rug on timeworn pine planks.
Knotting by hand is most prevalent in oriental rugs and carpets. Kashmir carpets are also hand-knotted. Pile carpets, like flat carpets, can be woven on a loom.
Today, hand or machine made pile rugs in graphic, contemporary designs are produced. Although those by 'name' designers and one-offs commissioned for hand-weavers are obviously expensive, cheaper massed produced versions can be very reasonable.
Juvenile and kids rugs can be used to designate a warm, comfortable setting to meet your special needs. Whether your school, church, home or agency needs a cozy reading corner with books on the floor.
Carpet-weaving in Persia dates back to the Bronze Age. Common motifs include scrolling vine networks, arabesques, palmettes, cloud bands, medallions, and overlapping geometric compartments rather than animals and humans.
Area rugs made with wool are thought to be much more durable than those made with alternative materials, thanks to the naturally tough consistency of the substance.
An animal print rug is ideal for adding a visual interest to a room. There is everything from leopard print area rugs, zebra print rugs and tiger stripe rugs and many more.Take a walk on the wild side with an animal print rug.
Sisal rugs make an interesting and comparatively inexpensive flooring. Sisal rug usually comes in natural colors, but can be dyed. Dust and dirt usually fall through the sisal rug which can be lifted up for cleaning.
The "axminster" power look was invented in England in the early 19th century. It was invented to simulate the beauty of hand woven carpet. Axminster rugs are unique due to their intricate designs and European flavor.
Berber Carpet is Loop-pile carpet tufted with thick yarn, such as wool, nylon or olefin. Often having random specks of color in contrast to a base hue, this floor covering has a full, comfortable feel, while maintaining an informal, casual look.
Whether you choose a room-size loose-laid or wall to wall permanently installed over a cushion, this soft floor covering, offers many practical advantages.
100% Heat-Set Courtron Ultra-Fine Polypropylene Face-to-Face Wilton Woven Designs are Created Using a Multi-Point and Loom-Carved Technique Soft Luxurious Finish In Excess of a Million Points of Yarn Per Square Meter Pile Height: .35" Power-Loomed in Belgium