Barry O'Connell Jr. now has several excellent and informative videos available for public viewing. Mr. O'Connell cites rugs as "a hobby," however, with the impressive masses of thorough content and analysis between his two main websites (Persian Carpet Guide and SpongoBongo for Oriental Rugs), it's clear this is a hobby he enjoys sharing with associates and those interested in learning about oriental rugs alike.
Here are some of our top picks of recent videos from Mr. Barry O'Connell Jr.!
Excellent, clear differentiation between open-back and closed-back Chinese rugs! See write up
Videos courtesy Barry O'Connell of Spongobongo for Oriental Rugs and Persian Carpet Guide along with Thea Sand from Emmanuel's rug Cleaning in Seattle WA