Friday, January 30, 2004

Beginners Guide to Rugs by Oriental Rug Notes by Barry O'Connell, Spongobongo.com:

"Avoid Short notice auctions
Avoid Hotel or in-store auctions
Avoid Going out of business(GOB) sales
Avoid 50% off sales
Avoid any place where you feel under pressure. If you are not sure put a note on the discussion board and you will generally get some very good response. You may also want to check and see if any dealers in your area are on our Trusted Resource List."