Beau Ryan is a specialist in oriental carpets. Beau Ryan started Rare Elements in 1999 after working in the home furnishing industry and privately collecting antique rugs for many years. The Rare Elements collection consists mainly of fine antique rugs and furniture but also includes a diverse selection of paintings, garden and architectural pieces, and other decorative objects. Rare Elements is located in a unique and spacious gallery in the West Concord, Massachusetts. Designers, decorators, and dealers may make an appointment to survey the gallery by contacting us via e-mail or by calling www.rareelements.com

  • Superb, full pile nw Persian bagface with fabulous color and exceptional wool. Sold to a collector many years ago and now back ... read more
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  • Super small old Baluch. Brown corroded to foundation, but everything else is full Pile. Great Color and Wool. Approx 30" x 58". ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Terrific old nw Persian piled mafrash panel. Very good pile. Super colors and cleaned by Bob Mann. Ready for the wall!! Approx. ... read more
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  • Ahhhh. Who says there weren't early rug societies. This is a great "cabinet card" in very good condition. Approx. 5" x 10". ... read more
    price:  $150

  • Rare and beautiful, cobalt blue,18th century, silk velvet, Chinese throne back. Please feel free to contact with any questions.
    price:  POR

  • Detail of very good 19th Century Chinese carpet. Approx. 6' wide by 4' tall, woven horizontally. Absolutely full pile. Very good provenance ... read more
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  • Great group of 17th century fragments that were put together in a great presentation for display.
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  • Detail of one half of complete piled Chinese Saddle. Excellent drawing and condition. Impeccable provenance provided to buyer. Please contact for additional
    price:  SOLD

  • Very Sweet and unusual little reverse soumac Chanteh. Hard to say if this is Shasavan or Bidjar. But great color and good ... read more
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  • Graphic old Peking rug. Very good pile and wool. Ends need to be secured. Approx. 46 x 25 1/4.
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  • The King of Kurdish funk!!! This is such a cool, funky and graphic rug. a real village weaving. Varies from full chunky ... read more
    price:  SOLD...thanks.

  • Unusual sweet Shasavan soumac chanteh. I've had this in pile pieces before and I've seen large soumac bags, but never a small ... read more
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  • Very nice Kurd bag. Complete front and back and absolutely full pile with saturated colors and great wool. Just back from Mr. ... read more
    price:  Sold!! Thanks.

  • Very unusual Chinese square, circa 1800 or earlier. Full pile with really good wool and color. Missing top guard border, but easy ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Killer, full pile, nw Persian or Shasavan bagface. Pristine condition, vacationed at the Mann Spa. Ready to go on the wall. Wonderful ... read more
    price:  Sold! Thanks

  • Nice and unusual little yastik. Great graphics and good color. Badly in need of a bath. Freshly picked. If you inquired before, ... read more
    price:  Sold!! Thanks.

  • Nice old Turkish yastik. Filthy, needs a bath.
    price:  Sold!! Thanks.

  • Nice little South Persian chanteh. The back i like better than the front!! Just back from cleaning. a few small stains visible ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Absolutely mint and spectacular, pile, Shahsavan, mafrash end panel. Super saturated colors. This type is rare and usually seen in fairly smashed ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Essentially, mint condition, Shahsavan soumac bagface with very fine weaving and great color. Badly in need of a trip to the Bob ... read more
    price:  POA

  • Killer old Caucsian or Kurdish fragment. Awesome color and great funky, village drawing. Already visited the spa of Mann so it's super
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  • Funky old Konya yastik. Dirty, dirty, dirty! Fresh from a house. Not for the conditionally challenged.
    price:  Reasonable

  • Nice old Kamseh bagface. a bit low in areas, but no exposed foundation. Nice drawing and closures. Sent via BlackBerry by at&t

  • Very unusual little Baluch bag. Almost like a chanteh. Note the kilim design at the top which is not flatweave but pile. ... read more
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  • Very nice kurdish bagface with unusual green field. Super floppy handle. Needs a wash badly. Has one or two very minor repairs. ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Funky, full pile, nw Persian bagface. Great colors and wool. Unfortunately missing some borders, but the rest is full pile. Very finely
    price:  POR

  • Early Yomud Chuval with Killer Skirt
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    Early 19th century Yomud chuval with absolutely killer skirt. Fresh ... read more


  • Old Yomud Chuval with Unusual Secondary Guls
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    Yomud chuval with one of the most unusual secondary ... read more


  • Very unusual Veramin bagface. At least i am pretty sure based on the weave that it's Veramin. The design however is much ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Super funky, chunky pile, bagface. Like a Gabbeh or a Luri of some sort. Good saturated colors and thick pile.
    price:  SOLD

  • Early Yomud Chuval with Killer Skirt
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    A killer and unusual skirt highlights this early and somewhat ... read more


  • Superb example of this design with great wool, color and a super floppy handle. Obviously has edge issues, but the rest is ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Cool fragment of an old Kuba. Great color and condition (essentially good), but where's the other half?
    price:  POR

  • Superb 18th century Ottoman embroidery with solid silver thread (not wrapped) and silk on linen. This is the best piece like this ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Very unusual Turkmen fragment. probably the skirt from a Tekke Engsi. The centers of most of the elements are magenta silk. One ... read more
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  • Late 18th century Chinese square with an unusual Tibetan Dorje design. Not for the conditionally challeged, but a very rare piece.
    price:  POR

  • Near pair of superb 17th/18th century Chinese K'ossu panels. Both pieces are framed the same way. The pieces themselves are very, very ... read more
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  • Super Jaff Kurd bagface. Best colors in one of these I've seen in a long time. Super saturated colors with a great ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Nice Old Cannacale/Bergama

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    Good old Cannacale rug. Older and better drawn than most. Good pile. In need of a bath.


  • Very good Caucasian Soumac end panel from a Mafrash. Needs a bath with Bob Mann, but excellent colors and good condition. Very ... read more
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  • Very unusual Baluch bagface. Small format, almost like a chanteh. All good colors and very good condition. More age than may appear. ... read more
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  • Really nice old Bergama. Not for the conditionally challenged, although totally fixable. Great border and drawing.
    price:  POR

  • Late 18th Early 19th Chinese Temple Runner Fragment
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    Probably circa 1800, this fragment came from Tibet and was a ... read more


  • Shattered but Cool Early Shasavan Soumac Bag SOLD
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    Not for the conditionally challenged, however this is a very cool and early ... read more


  • Very Nice Jaff Kurd Bagface SOLD
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    Very nice and large Jaff Kurd bagface fresh from a housecall and a trip to ... read more


  • Fresh to the market early 19th century Chinese small rug. Worn strip across middle visible in photo. Badly in need of a ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Spectacular Chinese K'ossu silk banner. Late 17th to mid 18th century. Center is in good condition, but the outer border is frayed ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Quite cool and unusual Baluch. Full pile , thick, camel field.
    price:  SOLD