The G.D. Herring Journal

Expert advice and information from our team!

oriental rugs

What gives a rug value?

There are different categories for age, and age is where much of a rug’s value comes from. In particular, when a rug goes from a rug “semi-antique” to “antique” the value can increase quite a lot. The age of a rug matters a great deal in giving it value.

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classic cars

Cadillac One: The Beast

Weighing in at 20000 lbs, “The Beast,” as the Presidential limousine is nicknamed, features a stretched Cadillac CT6 dress. The Beast is powered by a

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classic cars

A Special Buick Special

In 1899 David Dunbar Buick founded the Buick-Auto Vim & Power Company which would later evolve into Buick Motor Company in 1903. In 1906, Mr.

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classic cars

Bentley and the Crewe

The seed of the original starter company Bentley & Bentley was planted when two brothers got their first taste of revenue from selling cars for

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DeLorean – From Pontiac to “Flux Capacitor”

A Detroit, Michigan native, John DeLorean began his career first at Chrysler then at Packard. Later, he started working at General Motors and during his time in management, led the Pontiac GTO, Grand Prix, and Chevy Cosworth Vega teams.

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classic cars

Koenigsegg- Hypercar

Established in 1994 by Christian von Koenigsegg, the Swedish based company Koenigsegg Automotive manufactures some of the world’s leading hypercars. What is a hypercar?

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guns

Firearms As Legacy

The good people over at “Ask a Prepper” have put together some ideas and information about firearms to leave to our children. Some have financial

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classic cars

The Mark of a Porsche

Before the Porsche company was even created, Ferdinand Porsche pioneered the P1 Porsche, (P1 standing for “Porsche #1”) in 1898. As the first Porsche ever

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collectibles

Prayer Rugs

Rugs can be and are more than just comfort, decoration and a store of wealth. They can also be tools of our spiritual life. Consider

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classic cars

BMW’s Distinctive Logo

BMW was originally a manufacturer of airplane engines The company’s first car was made with an Austin 7 platform The checkered logo represents an airplane

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real estate

The Luxury Migration

There has been an uptick in luxury market activity from the recent pandemic More buyers are moving from dense urban areas to remote areas than

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oriental rugs

Buying Oriental Rugs Online

Can you buy rugs online? The short answer is “yes you can,” but in reality, it’s more complicated than that. There are three significant problems

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oriental rugs

The Value of Handmade Rugs

Oriental rugs are one of the few handcrafted furnishings being made today As fewer and fewer handmade rugs are produced, their value goes up These

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