About Us– Bradford's Rug Gallery

About Us

Bradford and Elizabeth Ross opened Bradford’s Rug Gallery (BRG) on March 3rd 2006 at 297 Forest Avenue in Portland, Maine. Since the late 1990’s, Brad has been selling rugs and carpets in the Portland area and has become well known in Northern New England as one of the leading experts in the hand knotted carpet industry. Brad has a deep appreciation for his craft and for his loyal and devoted customers who, over the years have grown with him and become part of the family. 

At Bradford’s, we believe that rugs should completely compliment one’s lifestyle, whether tufted and modern, woven and utilitarian or knotted and traditional. Home interiors should allow us to be comfortable in our surroundings without inhibition, rugs in particular are meant to be lived with, not around.


Meet the Bradford's Rug Gallery family!

Bradford Ross

Brad Ross, the Bradford in Bradford's Rug Gallery, is the co-owner and founder. Brad got his start in the rug business at the young age of 18 while working at a small rug store in Freeport, Maine. Always a history buff, Brad was immediately drawn to the history to be found in the traditional rug making culture with particular interest in tribal antique Persian, Caucasian, & Turkoman rugs. Brad is proud to say that his work is truly his passion - if you have ever worked with Brad, his passion is evident.

Elizabeth Ross

Elizabeth (Beth) Ross is co-owner, as well as Brad's wife. She is the style-savvy, technical-savvy half of the business. Beth started working with Brad from the beginning with their youngest daughter in tow. Beth handles in house interior designer accounts, logistics, oversees the web site among other tasks. 

Jill White has had a relationship with Bradford's Rug Gallery since the very beginning as the former owner of a rug washing business. With this particular background Jill is extremely knowledgable about how to clean wool products and understands the unique and wonderful qualities of wool. Jill is a truly caring person who takes extra time to get to know everyone of her customers to best help them find what they are looking for.