Welcome to Kingston Royal Rugs, Royal Antique Rugs

Our mandate is to buy and sell rare and distinctive antique rugs from all regions of the world

Precious Persian, Oriental rugs and other woven tapestries of the restoration and rug repair business needs expertise. We are the experts in the antique rugs, carpets, and rug repair restoration.

Royal Antique Rugs is a century-old business, started and currently owned by the Lotfi family. We specialize in the buying, selling, cleaning and restoring of antique Oriental rugs, tapestries, aubusson or other hand-made woven items. Originally founded in Tehran, we relocated our headquarters to, and have been serving the greater Toronto area since 1996.

Rug Gallery

International Collectors amongst our Clients

In to addition to many homes across the world, you will also find our rugs in places like Casa Loma, various municipal buildings across the city of Toronto such as 95 Front Street and St. Lawrence Hall.

David has restored antique rugs for both the Royal Ontario Museum's conservation department and the Textile Museum of Canada. In Kingston you will find yet another signature item by David at the Agnes Etherington Centre at Queen's University. David also still maintains his relationship with the antique rug gallery in Rome, Tapi Persiani di Ghermezian, who continues to send rugs for special treatment.

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ORIENTAL RUGS


Afghan, Caucasian, Chinese, Indian, Kurdish, Pakistani, Persian, and Turkish rugs.

SPECIALTY SERVICES


Specialty rug services for Oriental Rugs including Restoration, repair, and cleaning.

APPRAISALS, BUY & SELL


Appraising antique rugs for insurance purposes, estate evaluations and purchasing.

TESTIMONIALS


Testimonials and referrals are the best form of a compliment to our business.

EVENTS


Royal Antique Rugs events throughout the year.

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David Lotfi (on the right) conversing with clients.

TELEVISION COMMERCIAL


Video introduction to Kingston Royal Rugs and Royal Antique Rugs.

DAVID B. LOTFI


Owner and founder's (David B. Lotfi) journey in the antique rug business.