Royal Antique Rugs is a century-old business owned and operated throughout four generations by the Bakhshi family of Teharan. We specialize in buying, selling, cleaning, appraisals and expert restoration of antique rugs and hand-woven textiles. Owner David Bakhshi is recognized internationally for his extensive knowledge and superior restoration skills.
In 1996 together with his father, David established his business at 270 Eglinton Avenue West in Toronto. In 1997 David opened a branch in New York City followed by the opening of Kingston location in 2009. In 2017, David opened a second Toronto store at 563 Mount Pleasant Road, called Royal Antique Rug Gallery Limited.The Gallery is dedicated entirely to, silk and fine collectible rugs.
Over many years of constant efforts David has personally selected an extensive collection of many wonderful antique rugs with natural vegetable dyes and hand spun wool. Rugs like these are not being made anymore.
We also have a wide selection of semi-antique pieces in excellent condition as well as modern collectible pieces in wool and silk.
A carefully chosen rug from our collection would enhance any home with its beauty.