Rug appraisal
Measuring a rug
Display of oriental rugs

Rug Appraisal

If you purchased or inherited an oriental rug and are looking for an oriental rug appraisal, you've come to the right place!

Our rug appraiser is one of the top rug consultants in the world. He has lectured internationally on the subjects of rug cleaning, appraising and restoration. Is a former and current publisher and member of magazines, books, websites, rug groups and rug societies.

We get a lot of inquires about appraising oriental rugs. And in most cases, the person just wants a ballpark figure on the value of the rug. This is something we can offer for free. Simply send a picture (preferably at least 3) to, we'll take a look and shoot you over an estimated resell value.

What you get with a full appraisal

If you're looking for a more thorough appraisal with full documentation, then we would recommend a full appraisal. With a full appraisal you'll receive:

  • Full documentation
  • Current replacement and resell value
  • History and origin of the rug
  • Detailed description on the condition of the rug
  • ...and more!

When you hire us for an appraisal, what you will get is a professional document with a full assessment of the rug. This includes the exact type of rug, age, condition, history, current market and replacement value. We attach photos, our credentials and contact info so the document can be used as proof in case of loss. Make sure to check with your insurance representative about coverage of your high-value rugs!

When determining the value of your rug there are several factors that contribute to its value.

  • Knot count/density
  • Age
  • Condition
  • Supply and demand
  • Design and material
  • Type and where it was made

Why is an appraisal important?

Knowing the value of your rug is important for many reasons. Where you need documentation for you insurance, or want to sell it and get fair market value.

  • Insurance
  • Will & Testament
  • Resell Value
  • Cleaning liability