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Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles

Orta Mahallesi, Kose Cikmazi No: 1, Goreme 50180, Turkey
+90 384 271 27 60
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What I great moment...after telling myself all my life “ when I go to Turkey, i will buy a carpet... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Danny C
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Ruth? You’ve changed my life 😍😂

Visiting Ruth’s gorgeous shop was an absolute pleasure... probably the most magical shopping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Ruth Lockwood is the owner of Tribal Collections - a beautiful rug gallery in a restored cave house, in the village of Goreme, Cappadocia. Originally from NZ, and now with 30yrs of expertise in Turkey, her gallery has an established reputation for...more
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Orta Mahallesi, Kose Cikmazi No: 1, Goreme 50180, Turkey
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+90 384 271 27 60
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What I great moment...after telling myself all my life “ when I go to Turkey, i will buy a carpet “. I got very discouraged after the bazar and told myself it won’t happen!!!! Then I met Ruth at Tribal Collection.. She took the time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Ruth’s gorgeous shop was an absolute pleasure... probably the most magical shopping experience I’ve had. My friends and family laughed when I came home and announced a new “passion for carpets” 😂 If I’d have gone sooner in my trip to Cappadocia, I think...More

Thank LotsLamble
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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Maybe I am feeling emotional or maybe I am just getting old but your review literally bought tears to my eyes .I think there is nothing more wonderful that having a grand passion in life and if you have found that passion through my beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you dream of owning an authentic Turkish rug, the only place you need to go is Tribal Nomadic Rugs. We went on a recommendation and came away with four gorgeous rugs and a new friend. Ruth Lockwood fell in love with Turkey over 30...More

Thank jennifermD2742GW
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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow ! You know how to write a stunning review ! I am so thrilled and touched to read it and really do thank you for your kind words. It was really a great pleasure meeting you and I am so delighted that you are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tribal Collections is the best rug shop in Goreme. Ruth the owner is friendly, informative and is not pushy for a sale like so many of the other rug shops. Ruth is patient and is happy to chat and explain the details of the various...More

Thank Jason G
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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jason -it is always my pleasure to help people find that special carpet and kilim that works for them !I really appreciate your lovely review and you very kind words and hope that you will visit with us one day in the future...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm so pleased this was included in my visit to the Cappadocia region. Ruth was so knowledgeable without being a pushy salesperson, the visit was a total pleasure.

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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and review . It is very much appreciated and and I am delighted you enjoyed your visit with us . Warmest Wishes and thanks again Ruth

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit to tribal collections was part of our Intrepid tour. Otherwise we would have missed this great experience. There was no "hard sell", in fact quite the opposite. The information class was about 45 min. In this time we got a very good idea...More

Thank Chris D
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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chris , What a wonderful review - Thank you so much for your kind words.Your comments are very much appreciated and I am so happy that you enjoyed your time with us . I love the carpets you choose and hope they will always...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Cappadocia in April 2018 from Chicago and had a wonderful experience at this shop. Ruth ad her colleagues went the extra mile to show us all the options. We will definitely go back there and highly recommend it to others.

Thank met713
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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review and your kind words. I am so happy you enoyed your carpet buying experience with us and we hope to see you again if you are back in Turkey. Warmest Wishes Ruth

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Be warned, Ruth's passion for antique textiles is contagious! I'm finding myself becoming obsessed! I'm now on my third visit to Turkey, it's almost worth coming all the way just to see what new treasures they have managed to find at Tribal Collections. Hands down...More

Thank Jack W
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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for such a great review Jack ! I have to say I am thrilled that you are finding the same passion that I have for carpets and kilims . Its a real joy to share this with you - what do they say '...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I stumbled upon Tribal Collections on my first trip to Cappadocia in March 2018, and I am incredibly grateful I did. What was even more remarkable than the gorgeous array of carpets and kilims Ruth had was the time she took to teach me about...More

Thank Anna F
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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Anna , Huge huge thanks for such a lovely review - I was really thrilled and just so happy you enjoyed your visit and found what you were looking for . I loved meeting you and I really hope I get to see you...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Were there an award for Best Rug Store in the World, Tribal Collections would be a top contender... or winner. It's hard to overstate how incredible Ruth Lockwood's Tribal Collection store is. The decor is gorgeous and the rug stock is vast. But the real...More

Thank Jon B
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rlockwood, Owner at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Wow ! You review just blew me away - I felt so thrilled to read your very kind words and appreciate so much such a great review . It really does help to get feedback and your was so wonderful . Huge thanks and I...More

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Farah T
10 April 2017|
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Response from rlockwood | Property representative |
Hi Farah, How lovely to hear from you and thanks for your lovely words.You know we would love to see you again anytime .You are always very welcome :)
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greddy114
27 September 2015|
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Response from rlockwood | Property representative |
I am so sorry but I am a rug shop not a travel agency so I am unable to arrange any of your travel requirements
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mohammad a
7 May 2015|
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Response from rlockwood | Property representative |
Hi , we have a huge price range and a comprehensive selection that starts at $100 and goes up past 15,000$.All costs depend on the quality, age , origin and rareity of each individual rug . Please feel free to call in and... More
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