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Mahan Azar (left) and David Shahab of David's Oriental Rugs

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Rooms Made Better by Incredible Rugs

David's Oriental Rugs has been one of Houston's premiere rug dealers for over four decades.

As one of the largest direct importers of Fine Rugs in the Greater Houston area, David Oriental Rugs offers knowledgeable service, impeccable value, and a vast product selection designed to fit any client’s taste and budget. From decorative modern area rugs and designer-quality Oushak rugs to circular Tabriz rugs and handmade Persian Hamedan runners, the possibilities are endless.The independently owned and operated business also offers same day delivery and shipping within the contiguous United States.

“Honesty and integrity is our only policy,” said owner David Shahab, who established the company in the early 1980s as a supplier for a local antique gallery and auction house. After nearly four decades of success, David decided to move his showroom to a much larger space, where he expanded not only his rug business but also his real estate business. He purchased the well-known shopping center located on Fondren near the Houston Galleria, named the David Oriental Rugs Center. Since, David Oriental Rugs has become the highest-rated rug company in the city, boasting multiple Gold Star Awards and a Certificate of Excellence Award for the last 19 consecutive years from the Better Business Bureau.

David also decided to expand his team with the addition of his youngest nephew, Mahan Azar, who now has a more substantial role in carrying on the responsibilities of this well-established Houston business. Together they hope to continue their success and further expand their business in the wholesale, retail, import/export, and real estate industries.

Alongside the wholesaler’s ever-changing inventory, the store also offers professional cleaning, appraisal services for insurance and estate purposes, as well as restoration due to tearing, moth damage, fraying, and unraveled fringes. For more information about David Oriental Rugs, please call 713-266-7772, visit

  • Mahan Azar (left) and David Shahab of David's Oriental Rugs