Special Persian Celebration Yalda Night, Winter Solstice December 21th 2014

12/19/2014

Special Persian Celebration Yalda Night, Winter Solstice December 21st  2014 In the Persian culture Yalda is the celebration of  the nights now becoming shorter and the days longer representing  darkness being defeated by the light and calls for celebrating.  December 21st  ”Yald” will be the shortest day of the year and longest night of the year and celebrated all night…Read More

Poinsettia Red Persian Kashan Rug

12/16/2014

Country of Origin: Iran Design: Persian Kashan Pile: 100% Wool Foundation: 100% Cotton Size : 10′.8″ X 13′.5″ Age: 45-50 Color: Red / Beige Condition: Excellent Replacement Value:                                                      …Read More

Can You Take the Persian Rug Back?

12/16/2014

Your mother- and father-in-law just gave you the most wonderful of gifts: a genuine Persian rug! And it’s beautiful. It’s exquisitely made. It’s quite valuable. A Persian rug certainly won’t fit in such a small box, but it makes for a terrific Christmas gift…for some people. But it’s just not your style. Or it’s not…Read More

“Bakhtiari rugs are unique, elegant and classy.” ~ Ben “Behnam” Tavakolian

12/10/2014

“Bakhtiari rugs are unique, elegant and classy.” ~ Ben “Behnam” Tavakolian Country of Origin: Iran Design: Persian Bakhtiari Pile: 100% Wool Foundation: 100% Cotton Size : 9′.5″ X 13′.3″ Age: 10-15 YEARS Color: Red / Red Condition: Excellent Replacement Value $12,000.00 For Purchase at Behnam Rugs Persian Rug Cleaner: Yes.

Example of a excellent chemical wash color altered rug

12/04/2014

“For rugs with strong background colors a chemical wash will make the colors more muted, softer and more desirable.” ~ Mr. Ben “Behnam” Tavakolian of Behnam Rugs Country of Origin: Iran Design: Antique Persian Tabriz Floral All Over Design Pile: 100% Wool Foundation: 100% Cotton Size : 9′.3″ X 10′.8″ Age: 30 – 40 Years…Read More

Is There a Quality Difference Between a Persian and an Oriental Rug?

12/02/2014

Many people talk about Oriental and Persian rugs as if they are one and the same. They are not. Some experts believe there’s a big difference, mainly due to how geography and politics have shaped the creation of these rugs over the centuries. Others don’t because a genuine Persian or Oriental rug is truly a…Read More

Antique Persian Sarouk

11/26/2014

“This antique Persian rug is only 90 years old and may last another 100 years with proper care and use.” ~ Mr. Ben “Behnam” Tavakolian of Behnam Rugs Country of Origin: Iran Design: Persian Sarouk Pile: 100% Wool Foundation: 100% Cotton Size : 4’.4” x 6’.6” Age: 85 to 90 Years Color: Burgundy, Navy Condition:…Read More

Masterpiece Persian Qum Ardabil Gonbad Rug

11/21/2014

“Masterpiece Fine Persian Silk Rug with master weaver signature on the rug: Family name Jamshidi.”~ Mr. Ben “Behnam” Tavakolian of Behnam Rugs Country of Origin: Iran Design: Persian Qum Ardabil Gonbad Pile: Pure Natural Silk Foundation: Pure Natural Silk Size : 4′.3″ x 6.’.7″ Age: 30 – 35 Years Color: Burgundy Condition: Excellent Replacement Value…Read More

Buying a Persian Rug as an Investment

11/18/2014

Although the chances that you can buy an authentic Persian rug and then sell it five years later at considerable profit are very small, many people purchase these beautiful hand woven works of art because they know the rug can appreciate in value over the years. Read below for tips on how to purchase a…Read More

What Does A 100 Year Old Rug Look Like?

11/12/2014

    What does a 100 year old rug look like? Here is an example of a Fine Persian Antique Rug. Country of Origin:   IRAN Design:    Persian Bijar with a Center Medallion Pile & Foundation: 100% Wool Size:    7’.10” X 11’.6” Age:       90 – 100 Years Old Colors:   Ivory and Antique Rust Condition:  Very Good…Read More

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