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Rug Evaluation

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When buying valuable antiques and furniture, it just make sense to deal with an expert. The same practice should be applied when purchasing oriental rugs and tapestries from around the world. Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries is the authority in fine rug evaluation, sales, and restoration.

With more than 35 years of experience, see why collectors and homeowners alike trust Hayko. From museum quality to affordable decorative rugs – Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries offers one-of-a-kind rugs that you will cherish for a lifetime. Whether you desire an evaluation, cleaning or repair for your antique rug, Hayko’s world class service will meet all your expectations.

In the market for an oriental rug or tapestry? Let Hayko himself help guide you through the process.

Visit Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries today at

HAYKO Fine Rugs and Tapestries
43-01 21st Street Unit 110F
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: (212) 717-5400
email: info@hayko.com

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Schedule an appointment Today!

Hayko has the knowledge and integrity to help you find the perfect rug for your home.

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Rug Repair

  • Museum Quality Restoration

 

Ancient Art of Weaving

 

 

Ancient Art of Weaving

 

Like all masterpieces, the work of master craftsman Hayk Oltaci speaks for itself. Hayko’s work is on display in galleries and auction houses across the world, yet you cannot see it. That’s the point: a top-quality restoration is invisible.

With more than 30 years experience gained in the carpet & tapestry ateliers of Istanbul, Strasbourg, Paris and New York, Hayko’s talent in restoring the finest rugs is unmatched.

At Hayko’s atelier, custom-mixed colors are used to dye individual yarns to the precise shade of the carpet, no matter how old or faded it may be. Imagine trying to match 300-year-old colors, fibers and patterns, so precisely that the repair work is completely undetectable!

That’s what Hayko’s artisans have been doing for over 20 years, for discerning customers in many countries. The work is delicate, and takes time and precision. A complex restoration on a single rug can take over a year.

When dealing with valuable and rare carpets, average work is not good enough. You can rely on Hayko’s staff of master craftspeople for impeccable restorations of the finest antique carpets.

 

The Original Beauty         Restored

Rug Weaving

  • Ancient Art of Rug Weaving

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The purpose of this group is to promote
the ancient art of rug weaving in the greater NY area.

If you are an arts & crafts lover, this another medium
you will simply love to work in.

However, unlike knitting or other crafts,
there is nowhere in Manhattan to
learn the secrets of rug weaving…until NOW!

We are starting off with beginner’s workshops
with the hopes of creating a future rug weaving circle.

MASTER THE ART OF RUG WEAVING
LEARN FROM WORLD RENOWNED
MASTER CRAFTSMAN HAYK OLTACI

A whole new world will open up to you!
Traditional music and coffees
set the tone for a unique cultural Immersion.
All classes will take place at

HAYKO Fine Rugs and Tapestries
9-20 35th Street, Suite 3D
Long island City, NY 11106
TO REGISTER, please contact
HAYK OLTACI at 212.717.5400

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MASTER THE ART OF RUG WEAVING

Join Master craftsman Hayk Oltaci for a unique weaving workshop demonstrating the hand-made textiles of Turkey and the Near East. With more than 30 years experience, Hayk is an expert in fine oriental rugs and tapestries from around the world. Participants will learn to set-up their loom, the weft and warp, and receive information on how to continue their rug at home or join Hayk at his Queens-based workshop for more lessons.Limited seating, reservations required. All are welcome.

 

 

 

Hayko’s Rug Weaving Class

Join those who are learning the ancient art of weaving from the master carpet craftsman.

More information here

 

 

Armenian Harvest Festival at UConn on September 17

Dear Friends,

I am pleased to inform you that the Norian Armenian Programs at the University of Connecticut will be hosting an Armenian Festival onSaturday, September 17, 2016. The following link provides the details about the program, the time, and the location:

http://armenia.uconn.edu/2016/06/30/09-17-2016-armenian-harvest-festival/

I will be one of the presenters in the featured activities demonstrating “The Art of Rug Weaving:” a hands-on workshop. My colleague from California, Hratch Kozibeyokian will be providing a concise introduction to Armenian Rugs.

With the thought that it would be an excellent cultural experience for anyone who might be interested to attend, I have decided to inform my friends of this Armenian Festival at the University of Connecticut.

Kindest regards,

Hayko

Angie’s List Review Date: April 21, 2016

I am an employee using my manager’s personal account for office tasks and projects that need to be completed. The man picking up showed up at his home address instead because of my error! I called and we sorted everything out (scheduling and phone numbers of where to be reached, etc.).
The man who I spoke with was apologetic about any bumps along the road and extremely genuine in his concerns. You can tell the employees care about their business and pride themselves on the attention they give to their customers; you seldom find this kindness and professionalism anywhere else. You can tell so much about a business in the way they handle any issues or confusions.
As for the rug, it looks brand new…a completely different rug even! It was not cleaned for some time and when they brought it back, we were eager to display it in our editing suite. Clients constantly compliment us on how beautiful the rug is. Thank you Hayko for livening up a black and white office with your gorgeous deep cleaning treatment that brings out the beauty, vibrancy, and details of our Persian rug!

Description of work:

Giving 5 stars for an incredible result and for how well Hayko handled any discrepancies and miscommunications.

  • Services Performed: Yes
  • Cost: $120
  • Work Completed Date:
  • Hire Again: Yes

THE RUG OF THE MONTH

Dear valued Clients and Friends:

 

During our latest inventory count, we were so captivated once again by very many outstanding rugs that we have decided to share some of the exceptional ones with you each month as “The Rug of the Month.”

 

Here is this month’s pick:

 

TURKMEN YOMUD RUG

4’ 6”  X  6’ 3”

TURKMEN YOMUD RUG 4’ 6” X 6’ 3”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a fine example of an antique Turkmen Yomud tribal rug. It is probably woven by the Ersari tribe—an ethnic group that is renowned for developing its distinctive weaves and designs. The wool used in weaving this rug is renowned in the trade for its lustrous and hard-wearing properties. It comes from the famous indigenous breed of Karakul sheep in Ghazny province, the southeastern region of Turkmenistan. The carding and spinning of the wool is done by hand. The balls of wool are made into skeins which are then dyed by the weaver’s family.

The black-brown dye used in this rug has oxidizing properties, which is obvious through the erosion of the pile on the background. This erosion also gives us a clear indication of the antique vintage of this artwork—circa 1880s.

 

Turkman Yamoud (detail)

The diagonal rows of an octagonal single diamond-shaped motif in red, ivory, blue, and turquoise is repeated on the black-brown main field. A single stripe replicating the primary border in designs and colors divides the main field into two. The red primary border is decorated with repeated polygonal rosettes alternating in ivory and blue. The secondary inner and outer borders are decorated with the same reciprocating dog-teeth design in alternating ivory, red, and blue.

 

The two ends of the rug are decorated with repeated tree motifs with serrated leaves. The surprisingly random use of yellow leaves on one end; and, the repeated wine-glass single row bordering the “X” shapes on the other end further enhance the charm of this tribal yet elegant rug.

 

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For further information about this rug, as well as for our ultimate expert service in hand cleaning and repair of your rugs, please contact Hayko by calling at  212-219-8257; (also 24-hour answering service: 212-717-5400); or by E-mail: infor@hayko.com.

 

Sincerely,

Hayko

New Location!

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Dear valued Customers and Friends,

We are excited to announce that as our business has once again outgrown its space, we have moved into a larger building in Long Island City.  In the meantime, we have significantly increased our collection of fine antique and semi-antique rugs through recent acquisitions. We are now located at 43-01 21st  Street, Unit 110F, Long Island City, NY 11101.

This location is even more desirable since Queensboro Plaza, which is two blocks away, can easily be reached by bus or subway from Manhattan in less than 15 minutes. Moreover, we extend complimentary pick-up and delivery service as a courtesy to all of our customers.

In addition to our over half-a-century of combined expertise in repairing antique and semi-antique Oriental rugs and European tapestries, we have increased our capacity of hand-washing them at our new location.

Undoubtedly, your precious rugs must receive the utmost expert cleaning and repair services to maintain their beauty and integrity for generations. We are committed to providing you with the same meticulous service as we have provided to several museums, an auction house, and many collectors. Building long-term business relationships with our clients is the most important aspect of our mission.

Please do not hesitate to call us at 212.717.5400 or send us an e-mail (info@hayko.com) if we can be of assistance to you, or simply answer any questions that you might have about fine rugs and tapestries. To visit our showroom, we are now by appointment only. Schedule your appointment today. We will be delighted to hear from you.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

H a y k o

www.hayko.com

Conveniently located near the 59th Street Bridge and two blocks from the Queensboro Plaza subway stop which is serviced by the N, Q, E, F, G, M, and 7 subway lines.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Schedule an appointment Today!

Armenian Culture Series: Rug Making and Jewelry Design

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Armenian Culture Series: Rug Making and Jewelry Design


Thursday October 1, 2015
6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Main Library

Lib Meeting Rm A

decorative image6:30 – 7:30 PM  Armenian rug making traditions an overview and demonstration by Hayk Oltaci, or Hayko, rug maker and restorer. Hayko was born in Istanbul to Armenian parents. He has more than 35 years of experience gained in the leading ateliers of Istanbul, Strasbourg, Paris and New York. He is a knowledgeable world class expert of fine Armenian rugs and tapestries as well as oriental rug making traditions. Hayko works closely with museums and serious collectors and he cherishes the chance to educate and advise people new to the art of appreciating fine rugs and tapestries.



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7:30 – 8:30 PM  Armen Jeweler to speak on designs unique to or originating from Armenian traditions.

 

Hayko’s Angie’s List Review Date: May 21, 2015

Review Date: May 21, 2015

Company Name: HAYKO Fine Rugs & Tapestries
Category: Oriental Rug Cleaning
Services Performed: Yes
* More Weight is given to a review where work has been completed.
Work Completed Date: April 18, 2015
Hire Again: Yes
Approximate Cost: $840.00
Description Of Work: Hayko cleaned a 9′ by 12′ handwoven oriental rug and removed a red wine stain. It looks great. Hayko and his assistant were punctual, friendly, and professional. The rug was ready when he said it would be. Hayko also explained details of our rug I did not know. |
Share on Band of Neighbors: No
Concerns? Please tell us!
Overall A
Price B
Quality A
Responsiveness A
Punctuality A
Professionalism A

Hayko’s Angie’s List Review Date: May 21, 2015

Review Date: May 21, 2015

Company Name: HAYKO Fine Rugs & Tapestries
Category: Oriental Rug Cleaning
Services Performed: Yes
* More Weight is given to a review where work has been completed.
Work Completed Date: May 19, 2015
Hire Again: Yes
Approximate Cost: $1,000.00
Share on Band of Neighbors: No
Concerns? Please tell us!
Overall A
Price A
Quality A
Responsiveness A
Punctuality A
Professionalism A

Hayko’s Angie’s List Review Date: February 11, 2015

Review Date: February 11, 2015

Company Name:
HAYKO Fine Rugs and Tapestries
Category:
Oriental Rug Cleaning
Services Performed:
Yes
* More Weight is given to a review where work has been completed.
Work Completed Date:
February 10, 2015
Hire Again:
Yes
Approximate Cost:
$350.00
Description Of Work:
Most of all, I appreciated the promptness and courtesy of the pick-up and delivery, as well as the care of the carpets. Mr. Hayko understood the personal value of the carpets, explained to me their provenance, offered alternative options for repair, cleaned them well, and offered a fair price. He spoke with me directly, politely, and took time to answer my questions. I recommend him and Anthony…whom I forgot to tip for his service. My apologies! (I don’t think he expected anything, but it’s always nice anyway!) | |Thank you!
Share on Band of Neighbors:
No
Overall A
Price A
Quality A
Responsiveness A
Punctuality A
Professionalism A

Congratulations! You won the 2014 Super Service Award!

Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service

 

Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.

Restoration, Conservation and Sales Antique Rugs and Tapestries

“Only about 5 percent of the Cleaning and Rug Restoration companies in New York have performed so consistently well enough to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a really high standard.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2014 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality.

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At Pre-Valentine’s Day Market – Feb 8th

Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries (www.hayko.com) is excited to invite you to our Pre-Valentin’s Day shopping event this Sunday, February 8th at the Astoria Market, Main Hall at Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11102, from 12 pm – 6 pm. Our designated space is number 30.

At the show you will find great selections of antique decorative rugs, kilims, runners and pillows. Every item at the Pre-Valentine’s Day shopping event are marked at 30% off its price. Every item at our stand will be a perfect gift and accent for your home décor just in time for the Valentine’s Day. Our pillows are made from antique rugs, kilims and silk ikat that have outlived their usefulness as floor covering. https://www.etsy.com/shop/hayko?ref=hdr_shop_menu

In case you don’t find your favorite piece at the show, you can always visit my shop where you’ll find a good selection of antique decorative carpets and rugs. All are tagged with information you need, including age, country of origin, condition and provenance. Our helpful staff will be happy to answer any questions that you may have. My shop is open every day except Sundays from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and it is located at 9-20 35th Avenue, #3D Long Island City, NY 11106, Tel 212-717-5400.

At Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries we also offer weaving classes. We teach you how to begin designing and the ABCs of rug weaving. Come to explore pattern weaves using a variety of weaving looms. For more information about the weaving classes we offer, please pick up a brochure at the Pre-Valentin’s Day shopping event, or e-mail me at info@hayko.com.

I am looking forward seeing you at the Pre-Valentin’s Day shopping event. See you soon.