Sphinx to Intro New Machine and Handmades in Atlan

Dalton, July 2--Sphinx by Oriental Weavers will introduce nine new collections at the Atlanta Rug Market this month. Sphinx showcases modern color combinations and attention to detail in each rug, adding new dimensions to existing Sphinx collections. The English Garden Collection mixes traditional floral patterns, tropical motifs, contemporary colors and detailed hand carving providing consumers with a casual, floral appeal. Machine-made in Egypt of 100 percent heat-set polypropylene, this collection will retail for $299 (5’3”x7’9”). Using the same construction as The English Garden Collection, the new Fusion Collection utilizes bold shapes, lines and hand carving to create ultra-contemporary, ultra-stylish options for floor covering. Circles, spirals and squares are common themes of the Fusion Collection, all used to deliver a fun and tasteful display in home décor. This collection will retail for $299 (5’3” x7’9”). The Kona Collection takes consumers to an island paradise. Vibrant tropical birds of paradise and palm leaves stand out on more neutral backgrounds. These rugs are an elegant choice for those who want to add a Hawaiian and botanical feel to any home. Machine-made in Egypt of 100 percent heat-set polypropylene with special drop-stitched textures, the Kona Collection will retail for $199 (5’3”x7’9”). The machine-made Oceans Collections blends tranquil shades of blue, green, taupe and lilac coloring. Attention to detail is key in this collection with subtle flowers, stars, lines and circles throughout. Detailed hand carving adds even more value to these budget conscious rugs. Made in Egypt of 100 percent polypropylene, this collection will retail for $149 (5’3”x7’9”). The Pizzazz Collection – the name says it all. Using the brightest colors, this collection is reminiscent of 1960s pop art. Sphinx combines fuscia, turquoise, sunny yellow and sky blue to bring a retro, yet modern, look to a room in need of a color boost. Made in Egypt of 100 percent heat-set polypropylene, the Pizzazz Collection will retail for $99 (5’3”x7’9”). All of the above machine-made collections will be offered in a variety of sizes, ranging from 2’x3” to 10’x13”. Sheep don’t just come in white… neither does the Au Natural Collection. Sphinx has taken 100 percent fine natural wool, sorted it by shade and washed and spun its natural colors to create this simple and affordable collection. No dyes or bleaches are used in these rugs. Handloomed in India, the Au Natural Collection feature 100 percent wool pile with an all cotton backing and will retail for $299 (5’6”x8’6”). The handmade Coronation Collection is inspired by European palaces. These ornate Savonnerrie and Aubusson designs bring a classic elegance to any décor. Intricately handcrafted, each piece is individually tufted by hand, sheared, carved and finished. Hand washing adds a subtle sheen to the wool. Made in China, this collection will retail for $759 (5’6”x8’6”). The Tara Collection features delicately shaded florals that will add poise to any room. Completely hand-tufted, carved, serged and finished, the Tara Collection is handmade in China of 100 percent wool. Rugs in this collection will retail for $459 (5’6”x8’6”). A statement of style, the Art Works Collection features bold, contemporary designs. With muted earth tones and vivid shades of blue, each rug conveys a strong and unique vision. Each rug is hand-tufted, carefully embossed by hand to enhance the design and washed individually to add sheen to the surface – a truly unique process for a truly unique collection. The Art Works Collection is completely handcrafted in India of 100 percent wool and will retail fo $459 (5’6”x8’6”).