Fables is Auckland's oldest retailer of hand knotted rugs and textiles, recognised internationally for the excellence of our stock as well and our restoration services.

We have been selling rugs and textiles for more than 30 years, and are renowned in the field for our expertise and reliability. Fables has worked on major projects such as the restoration of the Vogel Carpet in Government House, Wellington, and internationally on historically significant pieces for private clients.

Our Stock includes:

  • Antique rugs & textiles - including Persian, Turkish, Caucasian, Turkoman, Chinese, Tibetan & European pieces.
  • Bespoke decorative rugs & carpets.

Our Services include:

  • Location visits - with rugs available to trial on approval
  • Restoration
  • Hand washing
  • Estate and insurance valuations
  • Brokerage

Internationally, there is an increasing awareness of the relevance of the abstract design of many antique carpets as a significant adjunct to modern art, and the important role that both these elements play in modern living and homes.

Please browse the selection on this website. If you have any questions, or would like to see more stock please Contact Us - viewing is by appointment.

We can also deliver a selection of rugs to you, to view on approval.

Member of the New Zealand Antique Dealers Association (NZADA)

Member of Confédération Internationale des Négotiants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA)

NZ Government registered valuer.