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About Us

Established in 1987, Al Sahara Rugs has been Chicago’s premiere handmade rug maker. Shop our area rug gallery or contact us to customize a rug to your specific needs, whether that be a bathroom rug, runner, or anything in between.
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Meet the owner, Mickey Singh

Mickey Singh is the owner of Al Sahara Rugs. He established his business in 1987 and has been making the best handmade rugs in Chicago ever since.

Mickey believes that rugs can be apart of any home, regardless of size. He likes to call it “art under foot.”

What goes into making a handmade rug?

As someone who’s been in the business for decades now, Mickey knows the best methods for creating a rug that lasts for years to come. 

It takes time, energy, and a lot of attention to detail. In the end, however, a beautiful rug is made that can uplift any room. Watch him explain the process.

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Bringing "art under foot" to your home.​

Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional craftsmanship and working alongside you to bring your vision to life.

From the moment you share your idea with us, we work tirelessly to ensure that every detail is perfect—from selecting the highest-quality materials to hand-weaving the rug with precision and care.

We believe that a rug is more than just a decorative piece, it’s an investment that should bring joy for years to come. With Al Sahara Rugs, every rug we make is unique and one-of-kind that can revitalize any room in your home.