Our Story

William Ahad Oriental Rugs is family owned and operated and has been serving the Greater Houston area for over 40 years with Oriental Rugs Repair and Restoration, Oriental Rugs Cleaning, and Oriental Rugs Sales of all kind of Persian rugs, Oushak rugs, Tabriz rugs, Mashad rugs, Bakhtiari rugs, Ahar rugs, Kashan rugs, Sultanabad rugs, Pishawar rugs, Qum rugs, Kazak rugs, Jaipur rugs, Sarouk rugs, Bidjar rugs, Mahal rugs, Heriz rugs, Serapi rugs, etc.

Ahad, the founder of William Ahad Oriental Rugs, started his career as an Oriental Rug Restoration and Repairman at the Rug Bazaar of Tehran back in 1958. After many years of hard work and becoming an expert and experienced repairman in all kinds of Persian and Oriental Rugs, Ahad decided to immigrate to the United States in 1972 and moved to Houston, TX. He started working as a rug restorative at Barazandeh’s Persian Rug Store and few years later, he moved to Sahadi’s Rug Gallery to enhance his skills and knowledge. In 1980, Ahad started his own business and named it “Persian Rug Workshop”, and after his first born son, William, he changed the name to “William Ahad Oriental Rugs”. Today, Ahad and William are working together hand in hand and William, Ahad’s son, has been assisting and supporting his father since 1992 in every aspect of this journey, and learning all the skills and talents in the Persian and Oriental Rug industry. Our global network of merchants is unsurpassed allowing us access to the highest quality and grade materials as well as unique designs. We search the world to bring you the finest selection of authentic oriental rugs directly imported from India, Afghanistan, China, Turkey and Pakistan. Our showroom houses thousands of carefully and thoughtfully selected, exquisite collectible and decorative antique rugs.

Our customers come first and we seek to develop long-term, lasting relationships. We guarantee our work and that your investment will retain its value for years to come. Our end goal is to ensure that every customer of William Ahad Oriental Rugs is completely satisfied with every purchase that they make. In addition to offering rugs for purchase, we provide appraisal, consignment, cleaning and restoration services. If you are interested in learning more about our appraisal or consignment services, please email us at info@williamahadorientalrugs.com or call us at (713) 622-3444.