The Differences Between Silk and Wool Persian Rugs

If you are thinking about buying a hand-woven Persian or Oriental rug, you may be unsure about what kind of rug to purchase. Should you buy one made of silk or made of wool? Here are a few things to keep in mind about each of these materials as you make your decision. Silk is more valuable than wool, and

Persian and Oriental Rugs as Investments

You often hear that hand-knotted Oriental and Persian rugs make good investments. This is truer for some rugs than others. Older rugs can increase in value and have the potential to provide a return on investment. This is not the case for newer rugs, however. They may increase in value over time, but it’s best to look at them as

5 Reasons to Purchase a Persian Rug

When you are looking for home décor, a Persian or Oriental rug might not be the first thing that comes to mind. The reason may be that your idea of a rug is some drab machine-made carpet. But a Persian rug could be a wonderful addition to your home because they are more than just a floor covering. They are

Rug Moth Damage, why did this happen?

How did this happen?  Below are some reasons why moth activity can cause such damage without you even noticing. Every 4 to 6 months or twice a year 30 to 200 eggs can be laid by a single moth! Each new moths is then able to lay 200 eggs themselves. These eggs are very tiny and in some cases blend

What do fish and fine rugs have in common?

What does a Persian Mahi rug and Fish have in common? Fine Persian rug makers have mastered the art of design, shape and pattern a representation of Mahi or fish design is just one of the many motifs you can see here at Behnam Rugs. This month we have a fine Persian Mahi rug on display, Mahi is another term

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