5 Indications of a Persian Rug’s Quality

03/03/2015

You’ve found a hand-made Persian rug with a design you adore. You want to purchase it, but you want to make sure it’s a quality rug – after all the Persian rug seller is asking for a good amount of money for this gorgeous “investment piece.” Read below for FIVE indications of a Persian’s rug…Read More

Celebrate Chinese New Year The year of the Goat/ Sheep

02/18/2015

Celebrate Chinese New Year this year on Thursday the 19th. This 15 day celebration starts on a different day each year because it is based on the ancient Chinese lunar calendar.  2015 is the year of the goat/ sheep.  Enjoy this Chinese Persian Wool and Silk 8 X 10 Rug as we wish everyone a…Read More

The Difference Between Hand-Knotted and Machine-Knotted Persian Rugs

02/17/2015

A hand-knotted Persian rug will be much more expensive than one that has been knotted or made by machine. In fact – and most importantly – a machine-knotted rug is not an authentic Persian rug. A quick check you to determine if a rug is hand- or machine-made is to turn the rug over and…Read More

Valentines Tabriz rug of Wool and Cotton

02/12/2015

Tabriz rug of Wool and Cotton Country of Origin Iran Design Tabriz Pile 100% Wool Foundation 100% Cotton Size 9′.3″ X 12′.8″ Age 50 Years Old Border Color Beige Field Color Beige Condition Good For Sale at Behnam Rugs Yes Replacement Value $16,500.00

Different Persian Cities and Their Rug Patterns

02/03/2015

Understanding the origin behind the different patterns you’ll find in a Persian rug helps you understand its history – and appreciate its beauty even more. Read below for some brief information on the different Persian rug patterns and their city or region of origin. The names of different patterns usually come from the tribe, village…Read More

Historic Mashhad Rug

01/31/2015

The city of Mashhad is located on the historic silk road a major trade route and is also famous for its architecture decorated with native turquoise and the famous Persian poet Ferdowsi. ~ Mr. Ben “Behnam” Tavakolian Below is a room size Mashhad rug for sale at Behnam Rugs Persian Rug Cleaner Country of Origin…Read More

Antique Mahal rug from Iran

01/20/2015

Antique Mahal rug from Iran Country of Origin Iran Design Antique Mahal Pile 100% Wool Foundation 100% Wool Size 8′.10″ X 11′.7″ Age 50-60 Years Old Border Color Beige Field Color Gray For Sale at Behnam Rugs Yes Replacement Value $14,800.00

The Different Types of Oriental Rug Knots

01/20/2015

The quality of a Persian or Oriental rug lies in the quality of its knots. The more knots per square inch, the more vivid and detailed the rug’s design. In addition, the more knots per square inch a rug has, the more expensive it will be. This is expected because creating these knots by hand…Read More

Come see a Fantastic Antique Bakhtiari rug at Behnam Rugs

01/15/2015

Fine Antique Bakhtiari rug from Iran. The design is antique Bakhtiari floral with 100% wool pile and 100% cotton foundation. The size is 8’.0” X 11’.0”. The age of this rug is approximately 70 to 80 years. The field color is rust and the border color is ivory. The condition of this rug is excellent…Read More

Antique Tabriz Rug with diverse pattern and design

01/13/2015

Beautiful Antique Tabriz Rug with diverse pattern and design. The pile of this rug is 100% wool and the foundation is 100% cotton. This antique Tabriz rug Size is 8’.0” X 11’.5” and the age is between 80 to 90 years old. The border and base color is rust. The condition of this rug is…Read More

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