Posted on by Ali Aghapour

Are you looking to make an insurance claim on your rug and need a rug valuation?

Above all Here at Persian Rug Warehouse WA we have rug specialist ready to provide Persian rug valuation and appraisal for insurance claim or personal reasons.

We have provided insurance valuation for clients for many years and never had any valuation disqualified.

Above all We require good quality photos of the rug from both sides, measurement and rough age or date of purchase. If you would like to appraise your rug please email us your details and photos to

Factors determining the valuation of the rug

1. Workmanship:

how fine the rug is woven always plays a role in determining the value of it. Density of the weave, quality of dyes and if its natural dyes all can be influential.

2. Origin:

where the rug was made also is important, if it is from a famous weaving province and authenticity of it.
Origin 1: By that we mean if the actual origin of the design comes from where it was woven. For example if a Particular Persian design Such as Tabriz Fish design was made in India it can devalue the worth of the rug.

3. Rarity :

how difficult it is to replace the rug in current market. If it’s a one off design or from a place that haven’t produce carpets in recent years. If a rug is from a mass production factory and it can be easily replaced hence it’s only worth what it cost to weave it.

4. Material:

material used can also affect the value of a rug especially if it include from fine Kork Wool or Silk.

5. Age:

if the rug is considered antique and in good condition then there needs to be more time spent to find out the real worth of the rug as they can be worth a lot of money.

6. Condition:

always look after your rug, you may have an old rug but if it is totally worn and torn it may not be worth a lot of money and restoration can be very costly.

You may also browse our collection of finest handmade Rugs HERE.