1988
Inauguration, 1,400 square foot showroom opened on Oleander Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina.
1991
Second location opened in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina.
1993
The Gallery is certified by the Oriental Rug Retailers of America (ORRA) as member in good standing.
1994
The Gallery of Oriental Rugs is recognized by Saints John’s Museum as an authority on the history and restoration of Oriental Rugs.
1995
To capture the greater Pawley’s Island market a showroom is opened in Litchfield, South Carolina.
1996
Property at 4101 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina is purchased and a 15,000 square foot showroom is built and all three Wilmington locations are combined.
1997
Mr. Fred Nasseri passes the ORRA examinations and is qualified as a Certified Rug Appraiser (CRA).
1998
The Litchfield showroom is re-located to a Designer Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
2002
Forms strategic alliances with renowned Interior Designers.
2007
Gallery of Oriental Rugs wins #1 Rug Retailer in America Award at the National AmericasMart Trade Show.
2008
Creates new division to market decorative rugs, custom-made and broadloom products to retail customers, architects, builders and interior designers