Mark Keshishian and Sons Appraisal Services

Our professional accredited rug appraisal services are available to assist you during an estate planning, when you are considering selling a rug or if you need an evaluation for insurance. Mark S. Keshishian is one of only two hundred ORRA (Oriental Rug Retailers Association of America) accredited rug appraisers in the United States.

Appraisals can be done in our store or at your home.

While your rugs are in the store for cleaning and repair

Your rugs can be brought in by the customer, or
Your rugs can be picked up by our pick up and delivery service.
You can save some time and cost by bringing your rugs and carpets in for Appraisal

Mark S Keshishian, CRA ORRA



Personal Property Appraiser since 1984 specializing in Oriental Rugs
Involved in family Oriental Rug business since 1977
Lecturer at the Textile Museum in Washington DC, Lecturer for the Ambassador Wives group as well as others.


Member of the Oriental Rugs Retailers of America Association (ORRA)since 1988
President of ORRA 2005-2007
Vice President of ORRA 2002-2003, 2003-2005
Board Member of ORRA since 2000
Certified Oriental Rug Appraiser with ORRA since 1988

  Insurance Appraisal Work
  Government Appraisal Work
  Foreign Governments Appraisal Work


ASA (American Society of Appraisers) Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Course and certification 2001
Working under the tutelage of two world renowned Oriental Rug collectors, appraisers and general aficionados: James Mark Keshishian, ASA sr. and Harold Mark Keshishian since 1977 al Education

American University ,BS Degree in Finance, 2005
Bullis Prep. 1973-1980