Press Release: March 21st Estate Planning Event


Dallas, TX- February 17th, 2020:

Do you own valuable rugs? If so, are you sure your affairs are in order? Estate planning is an important process that should account for all of the possessions you value. Fine rugs are like works of art, and should be valued as such. That’s why Behnam Rugs, Dallas’ premiere emporium of fine handmade rugs is holding an educational brunch seminar free to the public on March 21st from 10 AM to 1 PM.

Attendees will learn how to protect their assets, as well as what to do with their fine rugs in cases of selling, trading, and donation for a tax credit. Owner and rug expert Ben Tavakolian will lead the informational seminar.

Estate planning is more than stocks, bonds, and real estate. Your estate plan should include your valuable art and furnishings,” he stated. It’s vital that estate planning take valuable rugs into account, especially if you want to keep them in the family and let your loved ones know the rugs’ worth.

If you wish to learn how to create a portfolio and proper documentation for your fine rugs, this seminar is for you. Besides being given the opportunity to learn about the history, care, and acquisition of handmade rugs in a laid-back setting with delicious food and beverages, guests can bring in their own rugs and receive a free written appraisal and evaluation from the Behnam team of experts for insurance purposes. The showroom is located at 18000 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75252. Dogs are welcome.

About Behnam Rugs:

Behnam Rugs has been in the business of selling fine, handmade rugs and providing outstanding cleaning, repair, and restoration services since 1978. Their showroom has been located at 18000 Preston road since 1999, when Behnam “Ben” Tavakolian moved the company in order to create a beautiful Mediterranean-style emporium and service center.

The location uses as much natural light as possible to showcase an unparalleled selection of gorgeous antiques, handmade pieces, and new rugs from around the world. Interior designers, architects, and homeowners draw inspiration from the incomparable selection. Next to
to the showroom is Behnam’s sister company, Persian Rug Cleaner. Persian Rug Cleaner is known for utilizing traditional Persian rug cleaning, rug repair, and restoration services. Its expert technicians provide care gentle enough for fine silks and antiques. The weavers provide patching, reweaving, and fringe restoration services that result in pieces restored to their original beauty.


Sheri Holshouser

Behnam Rugs

P: 972-733-0400

A: 18000 Preston Rd. Dallas, TX 75252

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Learn About Past Events and Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

October 19th, 2019: Real or Fake? Fraud or Value?

Attendees learned how to spot rug fraud and found out the true value of their fine rugs.

Owner and rug expert Ben Tavakolian revealed the places most likely to scam you with a fake rug sale.

June 8th 2019: Rug, Dog, and Wine

Attendees learned about the differences between tufted and handmade rugs.

Ben Tavakolian expounded upon the reasons why dogs can spell trouble for your rug, what to do if and when they decide to mark their territory, and how to prevent future accidents.

March 16th 2019: Rug Shopping Abroad

Attendees learned what to buy and what not to buy.

Ben Tavakolian trained attendees on how to negotiate a better rug price abroad.

Behnam Rugs hosts events each quarter that are free to the public. The lecture series is composed of educational events that benefit attendees by sharing information on different rug-relevant topics.

Persian brunch is served and attendees enjoy food and beverages while owner and rug expert Ben Tavakolian shares his expertise. These learning experiences teach the public about rug ownership, rug shopping, rug maintenance and care, how to avoid scams, and most recently, how to integrate your fine handmade rugs into your estate plan.

Make sure to sign up to attend the fourth event in the lecture series on March 21st from 10 am to 1 pm. You will learn vital information about estate planning, donation for a tax benefit, creating a rug portfolio, trading, selling, and more.

Every event goes over Rug 101- a short yet illuminating lecture that details everything a rug owner should know about fine handmade rugs. Children and dogs are always welcome to attend.

Real or Fake? Value or Fraud

Real or Fake? Fraud or Value?

On October 19th, 2019 Behnam Rugs hosted the third educational brunch seminar in its ongoing lecture series.

  • Attendees learned how to spot rug fraud and found out the true value of their fine rugs.
  • Owner and rug expert Ben Tavakolian revealed the places most likely to scam you with a fake rug sale.
  • Rug 101 was covered in depth, teaching attendees about the different styles of rug, materials, places of origin and more

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