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Senior Fellows of the Academy of Oriental Rugs

Barry O’Connell AOR

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Senior Fellow
 Montoursville Pa. 17754 
JBOC@SpongoBongo.com
Cell: 570-447-4395
 

Zia Hassanzadeh AOR

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Senior Fellow
Herat Oriental Rug 
106 South Early Street Alexandria, Virginia 22304 USA
(703) 370-3902
FAX (703) 370-7787

Mark Keshishian AOR

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Senior Fellow
4505 Stanford Street Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 654-4044 Facsimile: (301) 907-8236

Stephen "Dusty" Roberts AOR

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Senior Fellow
Luv-a-Rug Services inc.
445 Beta Street
Victoria BC, Canada, V8Z-1A9
250 590 6210

Richard Rothstein AOR

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Senior Fellow
Richard Rothstein & Co.
520 Fellowship Road, #A-108 Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054
(856) 503-9900
(856) 222-4112
Richard@RichardRothstein.com
http://www.RichardRothstein.com

Wade G. Shehady Jr. AOR

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Senior Fellow
Shehady's Oriental Rugs
135 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15215
Tel: (412) 782-2020 - Fax (412) 782-2038
wshehady@gmail.com
Since 1947 Full Service Carpet Store.

Associates of the Academy of Oriental Rugs

California


Colorado

Ruth Travis

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
2065 S Hudson Street Denver CO 80222
303-753-9171
Ruth.travis@chasecarpet.com
www.chasecarpetcare.com
www.rugladyseminars.com
www.woolsafeusa.org
Ruth is the Director of WoolSafe North America and a Clean Trust Instructor specializing in Rug Cleaning and carpet and rug Color Repair.  She is also a Certified Carpet Inspector as well as a Past President of the IICRC.

Florida 



Linda Plunkett

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
AWPOV Rug Specialist, Inc.
Brooksville, FL
352-799-3983
Contact Us
www.awpov.com
Certified Oriental Rug Specialist (CRS), Certified Fabric Specialist (CFS), Certified Leather Specialist, Master Textile Cleaner and Certified Firm. Certified through the Association of Specialists in Cleaning And Restoration [ASCR] and the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification [IICRC].

Georgia

The Middle GA Rug Spa

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
Cory McCook 
46 E Main St, Forsyth, Ga  31029
478-972-6583
middlegarugspa@yahoo.com
www.maconrugcleaning.com
owners:  
service areas:  Perry, Warner Robins, Bonaire, Kathleen, Centerville, Byron, Macon, Gray, Lizella, Bolingbroke, Smarr, Forsyth, Jackson, Barnesville, Milner, Zebulon, Williamson, Griffin, Jonesboro, McDonough.


Illinois

David Meintz

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
The Cleaning Studio
542 W. Rand Rd.
Lakemoor, IL 60051


Kansas

Brian Jespersen

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
Artistic Rug Care
13920 SW US 54 Highway
Andover, KS 67002
316-681-8000
artisticrugcare@gmail.com
http://www.artisticrugcare.com

Maryland 

Glyndon Lord Baltimore Cleaners

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associates
Ask for Blake Balog
6 Central Avenue

Glyndon, MD 21071
410 833-5200 
410 833-6174 fax

Mark Keshishian AOR

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Senior Fellow
4505 Stanford Street Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 654-4044 Facsimile: (301) 907-8236

Michigan

D. Scott Kentfield

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
Grand Traverse Rug Cleaning Company
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 922-8979
dskentfield@yahoo.com
http://www.traverserugs.com/
http://www.scottsservices.net/

Nathan Koets

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
Advanced Restorations, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI  49504 
Tel: (616)454-2222  Fax (616)454-2249.
 Nathan Koets is a graduate of the Auserehlian Rug School in Berthoud, CO.
 rugaddicted@gmail.com
www.cleanorientalrug.com

Nevada

Alex Flores

Reno Oriental Rug Wash.
775-813-6991.
www.OrientalRugWashReno.com

New York

Dom Agostino

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
In-Plant Hand Washing Rug Cleaning 
262 A Suburban Ave
Deer Park, NY 11729
Phone/Fax (631) 243-2380
Cell           ( 516) 408-0052
email: dcs91@optonline.net
www.longislandrugcare.com
www.domscleaning.com

Robert Deacon

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
New York Rug Authority
383 S.13th Street,
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Contact Numbers:  (NYC) 347-721-9844
(Nassau)  516-858-1150
(Brooklyn/Queens) 718-509-0706
E-mail: newyorkrugauthority@gmail.com
http://nyrugauthority.com/

New Mexico

Michael Mull

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
One World Rug Care
8212 E. Pan American fwy
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 821-0302

North Carolina

Scot Neal

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
A Clean Solution, LLC

North Dakota

David A Randolph

 Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
Dakota Fine Rug Cleaning
(605) 342-2220 office
(605) 390-1380 cell
“Boutique Care for the Rugs You Love”
dakotarugspa@gmail.com
www.rugcleaningrapidcity.com

Pennsylvania

Wade G. Shehady Jr. AOR

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Senior Fellow
Shehady's Oriental Rugs
135 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15215
Tel: (412) 782-2020 - Fax (412) 782-2038
wshehady@gmail.com
Since 1947 Full Service Carpet Store.

Texas

Godwin Flores

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
JKT Carpet Cleaning
Houston    Texas  
281-924-6103  
www.JKTcarpet.com

Mike Reed CRS, MTC, AOR

Austonian Fine Rug & Carpet Care
3900 Drossett Drive Suite B, Austin, Texas 78744
512-454-8300 phone
512-454-0756 fax
http://www.austonian.com/
Former IICRC 2nd Vice Chairman, IICRC Instructors & Schools Committee Chairman, IICRC Rug Cleaning Technician Technical Advisory Committee Chair
RIA Certified Rug Specialist

Virginia

West Virginia

Brian Limer

Academy of Oriental Rugs, Associate
Charleston, WV
304-545-0920
limers@suddenlink.net

 

Other Reputable Appraisers

David E. Adler, AM

Accredited Member ASA
6990 E Main Street Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4312
Phone: (602) 941-2995

Barry B. Amiri, ASA

Accredited Senior Appraiser ASA
www.AntiqueRugCo.com and The Rug Affair
928 N. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069 USA
Tel:(310) 659-3847
Fax:(310) 659-2288
Email: info@bamiri.com

Valentina Arbab, ASA

Accredited Senior Appraiser ASA
9705 Blackgold Rd La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (619) 453-4686 Facsimile: (619) 457-3647

Alex J Babaian CRA

Babaian Rug
10633 W Patrick Lane
Peoria AZ 85383-1777

www.babaianrug.com
Email is alex@babaianrug.com
480-677-0059
I am an appraiser through the ORRA Inc or CRA, I am a Property and Casulty insurance Adjuster throug the state wwwof Arizona #795975. I have worked a lifetime with rugs and carpets selling, cleaning, repairing, restoring and appraising. I am very diligent and strive for perfection. I love selling antiques, and semi-antiques. I learned to weave under Ruth Kao at UWM and perfected my repairing and restoration under my fathers watchfull eye.

Armen C Babaian C.R.A.

15468 Strollways Drive Chesterfield,Mo. 63017
Web www.babaianrugs.com
E-Mail info@babaianrugs.com
Phone: 636-537-3332

Sharon W. Kerwick, ASA

Accredited Senior Appraiser ASA
1633 NE 24th St Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305-1402
Phone: (954) 565-9031 Facsimile: (954) 564-0648
Email address: sharonkerwick@compuserve.com  
Web address: www.appraisers.org/pages/843.htm


Allen R. Kosub, ASA

Accredited Senior Appraiser ASA
Blanco Rd #307 San Antonio, TX 78216-2187
Phone: (210) 493-6504 Facsimile: (210) 493-5953
http://www.rugappraiser.com
Email: akosub@texas.net
Discipline: Personal Property
Specialty: Oriental Rugs

Timothy A. McMaster, ASA

Accredited Senior Appraiser
11686 Flatiron Drive Lafayette, CO 80026
Phone: (303) 442-2096

Brian Morehouse

Tel: 323-939-2240
Fax: 213-931-4987
Morehousebri@aol.com
Over 30 years experience in dealing in Oriental Carpets. Brian is an Appraiser (member AAA American Association of Appraisers)

Guido T. Muzzarelli, ASA

Accredited Senior Appraiser ASA
4244 Laurel Grove Avenue Studio City, CA 91604-1623
Phone: (818) 766-0605 Facsimile: (818) 766-3025
Email address: lamiacanina@earthlink.net

Mohammad H. Shakoori, ASA

Accredited Senior Appraiser ASA
5501 Shepard Ave Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone: (916) 456-1433

M. Topalian, Inc.

Mark M. Topalian
The New York Design Center
200 Lexington Avenue, Suite 802
New York, NY 10016-6101
Tel: (212) 684-0735
Fax: (212) 725-2185
E-mail:  atopalian@verizon.,net
Web:  www.mtopalianinc.com

Weber Oriental Rugs, Inc.

Mr. Michael Weber, CRA
Mrs. Phyllis Weber, CRA
6157 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
www.WeberOrientalRugs.com
Voice: 727-347-3359
Fax: 727-343-8225
St. Petersburg's Oldest Oriental Rug Dealer

John & Suzan Wertime

PO Box 16296 Alexandria, VA 22302
Tel: (703) 379-8528 - Fax: (703) 379-8577
e-mail: john.wertime@verizon.net  
Oriental Rugs and Textile Art.
(John only appraises Antique and Tribal rugs. I cannot recommend the Wertimes highly enough. Nice people and extremely knowledge. I consider John one of the top experts in the world on Persian and Caucasian tribal rugs and textiles. John performs appraisals for such august bodies as the Textile Museum in Washington DC. and the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. Notes on John Wertime JBOC)

Frances Zeman, ASA

Accredited Senior Appraiser ASA
Appraisal Resource Associates Inc
133 Pacific St Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 852-4961 Facsimile: (718) 643-6486
Email address: franzasa@aol.com 

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