Today’s post is a bit different than our typical content. But as a provider of insurance and information for your alternative assets, we think this conversation with Chris Cole of Artemis Capital Management is required listening. What Chris has to say is relevant not just to your equity and bond portfolio, but your entire life portfolio. Very much akin to Nassim Taleb and his meditations on risk and volatility, these are important ideas.
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.