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New Moon Rugs

John Kurtz

Founder & Resident Rug Designer


Founded in 1993, New Moon is an international designer rug company with manufacturers based in Nepal. Crafting hand-woven rugs with 100% Tibetan wool and Chinese silk, New Moon has become known worldwide for their luxury and quality. Offering a wide range of design options, president and resident designer John Kurtz has made his company known for a style of innovation mixed with impeccable quality.


Kurtz has an in-depth historical knowledge of rugs that he meshes with his contemporary artistic vision for the future of the rug industry. The duality of these traits has allowed Kurtz to create some memorable and unique pieces that have found great success all over the world.


New Moon is one of the first producers to offer Tibetan rugs to the U.S. market and they bring far more than just traditional and antique reproduction carpets. From contemporary and modern pieces to Oriental and transitional designs, you will find that New Moon Rugs are truly unique. Much of what makes New Moon stand apart from other Tibetan producers is John's artistic eye for color. Come discover what makes New Moon Rugs a different kind of rug.


To view The Scarab's selection of rugs from New Moon, click here.


Latest News

Documentary: See a short documentary on New Moon Rugs.

Featured Story: An in depth story about New Moon Rugs.

The Mesa Collection: A story highlighting the most popular ten designs of the Mesa Collection by New Moon.

Kelli Holtz: Holtz Design Studios utilizes The Mesa Collection.

Award: New Moon Wins International Award 

The Fade Collection: A line of unique transitional rugs.