Mexican-born Jorge Vasquez learned the rug business working in a rug gallery in Fullerton, California. He moved to New York City 20 years ago to launch his own business and found a successful home at the Grand Bazaar a decade ago. Approximately 70% of his beautiful rugs are vintage, scooped up from estate sales and his secret sources. They richly-colored rugs are mainly from Persia, “the masters of carpets,” as Jorge says. In Persia, the rug design is named after the city in which it was crafted. Jorge’s current favorite, in intricate blues and reds, is named after its origin city, Kashan.