Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Recently, we have had two significant developments. To expand our business, we have moved from Lexington Avenue to Long Island City. In addition to our over half-a-century of combined expertise in repairing antique and semi-antique Oriental rugs and European tapestries, we now have increased our capacity of hand-washing and repairing them at our new location.
Undoubtedly, your precious hand-woven rugs must receive the utmost in 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.
As for our second important update, we have significantly increased our collection of fine antique and semi-antique rugs through our recent acquisitions from overseas. We are now compelled to share our excitement of owning this exquisite collection with our valued clientele.
Please do not hesitate to contact us, either by e-mail:, or by calling 212.717.5400, if we can be of assistance to you. We will be delighted to hear from you if we can be of help..

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

I Heart Feng Shui: An Ancien Wonderland

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

An Ancient Wonderland

A wonderful client and entrepreneur, Hayko
photos courtesy of

When I walked into Hayko Fine Rug and Tapestries on the Upper East Side this summer, I was transported instantly to Istanbul. Ok, I have never been there, but it's what I imagined it to be. I was honored to be called in for a feng shui consultation by Hayko Oltaci, owner of this magical store. Hayko and I discussed what he was trying to achieve and together we used this information and various feng shui adjustments to help enhance his business.

Believe it or not, this respite is right in the middle of New York City!
Many people usually ask me, "Is it ok to have old things in my home?" My answer to will vary according to what the person is referring to. If the objects in question are things left over from exes that make you cringe each time you look at it, I'd say better to get rid of them! But, if it's something that is infused with beautiful energy and brings you joy each time you see it, like one of Hayko's rugs, I would say cherish it and if possible, highlight it by putting it somewhere in your space where you see it all the time. This way you'll lift your chi each time you see it.
Get a glimpse of this talented man and his exquisite products and services in this video:

Hayko Oltaci from mehmet demirci on Vimeo.

Hayko Oltaci from mehmet demirci on Vimeo.
Glorious. That is all I can say about the results of his hard work. If you are in the market for a fine rug, a rug weaving class or just haven't had time to take a vacation, go visit Hayko's store and have a cup of hot tea with him in the cafe. You too will be transported and well-taken care of.
Hayko Fine Rug and Tapestries, 857 Lexington Avenue at 65th Street, 2nd Floor. New York, NY 10065. 212.717.5400
Posted by I Heart Feng Shui at 4:04 PM

Saturday, September 25, 2010

We missed you!

Dear Friend,

Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries missed you! This e-mail is to remind you that it has been awhile since the last time you visited us.

KL570 Anatolian Cicim Kilim 3.10 x 4.5

Please let us help you to decorate your rooms with our collection of antique rugs. Located on 857 Lexington Ave in New York City, Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries feature a vast inventory of antique room size decorative and collectible Caucasian and Kurdish rugs, kilims, tribal rugs, runners and tapestries. Our desire has always been to provide our clients with carpets that will have a magical effect on their home environments and will bring deep satisfaction on a daily basis.

CN720 Caucasian Rug (Chelaberd) 4.6 x 7.8

Please visit us any time from 9 am to 7 pm, Monday through Saturday or if you wish call us for appointment at (212) 717-5400. I will be happy to advice when selecting the desired rug at the affordable price. As a courtesy, we always treat our clients with rich cup of Turkish tea or coffee. Please be sure that because these are solid art investments that often become cherished family treasures, we always want you not to regret your purchase.

CN251 Armenian Kazak 4.5 x 6.1

Hayko Fine Rugs & Tapestries also specializes in top-quality restoration and cleaning of finest rugs and antique carpets. The work is delicate and takes time and precision. When dealing with valuable and rare carpets, average work is not good enough. You can rely on our staff of master craftspeople for impeccable restorations of the finest antique carpets. For free estimates or for more information please call (212) 717-5400 or e-mail me at We hope to hear from you soon and looking forward seeing you here in our shop.


Hayk Oltaci, Founder & Master Craftsperson
857 Lexington Avenue at 65th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 717-5400 | Fax: (212) 717-1122
web site:; e-mail:


Saturday, August 21, 2010

While Construction is in process

My dear Friends, 

You may have noticed the unattractive and unappealing look next door to my shop. The corner of Lexington Ave and 65th Street has been unsettled for quite some time. As this situation has been going on for almost year and a half, I am afraid that the image of my shop looked very uninviting to my loyal customers.

Well, finally there is some change and as the sign on the board notes, the contraction and clean up of the site will be completed by December 31, 2011. It is a big relief for my workers and I, as the look of this site has been affecting negatively on my business. I would like to invite and encourage you to visit my shop during the construction of the next door building. Come and see the new additions to my collection of oriental and antique rugs, kilims, runners and pillows. When you find something that you would love, we will offer you a one week free trial at home. We will deliver and pick up the chosen item for free even if you decide not to keep that original unique piece.

Please tell your friends and their families about my shop. They may want to redesign their living rooms or maybe they have moved to another living space. Your recommendation or suggestion to your friends and others will be very valuable and important for my business.

As my friendly e-mail comes to the end, I would like to thank you once again for your patronage and support. Please call me at (212) 717-5400 or e-mail me at I hope to hear from you soon and looking forward seeing you here in my shop.


Friday, April 9, 2010

Beginner's Rug Weaving Workshop (Class 20)




A whole new world will open up to you!
Traditional music and coffees set the tone for a unique cultural

Thursdays April 15 to May 6 7 to 9 p.m

Tell a Friend!

857 Lexington Avenue near 65th Street

Class: $200 plus $25 for materials

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Beginner's Rug Weaving Workshop (Class 18)

A whole new world will open up to you! Traditional music and coffees set the tone for a unique cultural Immersion.
JOIN US FOR 4 EXTROADINARY WEEKS BEGINNING Thursdays January 7 to January 28 7 to 9 p.m Saturdays January 9 to January 30 12 to 2 p.m Tell a Friend!
HAYKO FINE RUGS AND TAPESTRies 857 Lexington Avenue near 65th Street
Class: $200 plus $25 for materials

Sunday, December 6, 2009


Cici McNair, P.I.
the author of the best-seller DETECTIVES DON'T WEAR SEATBELTS.
Join us Wednesday, December 2nd, from 6 to 8pm
at Hayko's, 857 Lexington Avenue. (betw. 64th and 65thStreets)
Languidly lie on tribal rugs and drink wine at thescene of the crime.
Meet Hayko, the romantic Armenian from Istanbul, who is a character inthis fast-paced memoir of a female P.I.
The first Wednesday after Thanksgiving is a time to be festive, tocelebrate the holiday season!
Exquisite rugs, pillows, and autographed books make fabulousChristmas presents!
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for more information about the book, go to
P.O. Box 3763
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Tel/Fax 215-739-2888
Cell 917-691-4743