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Antique Turkish Carpets

Antique Turkish Carpets

One of the common types of artistic craft was carpet weaving. Another famous Arab traveler, Ibn Battuta, who visited Asia Minor in the 30s. of the XIV century admired the carpets from Aksaray and noted that they are famous throughout the East. Researchers believe that high-quality wool carpets were made not only in this city, […]

Round Bolster Pillow – a stylish decor for the living room and a comfortable product for sleeping

Round Bolster Pillow

Round Bolster Pillow – a stylish decor for the living room and a comfortable product for sleeping Bulky feather pillows are slowly turning into rarities. Products with modern hypoallergenic fillers are becoming popular. The fashion trend has become a round bolster pillow. Varieties of bolster pillows Of the variety of pillows, it is the bolster […]

WHAT IS A PURPOSE OF OTTOMAN? MOROCCAN OTTOMANS FOR INTERIOR

MOROCCAN OTTOMANS FOR INTERIOR

An ottoman is a low seat. It differs from a chair, firstly, by a small height. And secondly, they may not have legs. They are not mandatory components of sets of upholstered furniture or other components of the interior. Their presence in the house is not considered a necessity. Often people don’t even remember buying […]

Satin: what kind of fabric, composition, properties, advantages and disadvantages

Satin: what kind of fabric, composition, properties, advantages and disadvantages

Satin is considered a type of silk fabric and it is a dense, strong, beautiful fabric that does not lose its properties after repeated washing, is pleasant to use, and durable. From it sew bedding, curtains, bedspreads, clothes. Satin is made on a loom. Strictly speaking, the word “satin” denotes the process of manufacturing the […]

Silk: the origin, types and characteristics of fabric care

Silk: the origin, types and characteristics of fabric care

Silk is a natural fabric that does not belong to plant or animal origin. It is obtained from the cocoon of a silkworm caterpillar. But there are also artificial and synthetic types of silk paintings. All of them are distinguished by their unique shine, smoothness and durability. Silk history There are many interesting legends about […]

Interesting facts about different types of fabric

Interesting facts about different types of fabric

Fabrics, textiles are products made from plant, animal and chemical fibers. Basically, most of the textiles are used for sewing clothes and shoes, but it is also used for sewing bedding, curtains and curtains, making bedspreads and blankets, in the furniture industry and other industries. The first textile fibers were slightly treated herbs. Bags, fishing […]

Ikat fabric: Traditional Textile and Ornament of Indonesia, Sumba Island

Ikat fabric: Traditional Textile and Ornament of Indonesia, Sumba Island

Sumba is an island untouched by modern tourism. Sumba has something to offer. Beautiful ikat weaving, which is known throughout Asia and a very interesting megalithic culture with unique funeral rituals. The island is surrounded by pristine nature with beautiful and secluded white sandy beaches. The most popular art and craft of Sumba is a […]

The New Year 2020: what presents from ikat can please your loved ones and friends?

What can you give to your family members and friends for the New Year 2020? Colorful garlands, bright showcases, crazy discounts – all this attracts you to get a gift for your loved ones for New Year 2020. But what if you absolutely do not know what to buy for a gift in the Year […]

Bukhara will acquire the status of a world city of artisans

The delegation of Uzbekistan, headed by the deputy chairman of the “Hunarmand” Association, Aziz Murtazaev, took part in the forum in Malaysia on November 16 this year. The World Council of Artisans of the Asia-Pacific Region is the largest regional branch of the World Council of Artisans, which operates under the auspices of UNESCO. It […]

Fashionable colour in ikat fabrics in 2020 – variety of shades, colour combination

Fashionable colour in ikat fabrics in 2020

In 2020, there will be no simplicity in the colour range of ikat fabrics: The pressed rose, Iriska, some dark shades of green – at first glance, return us to autumn. But it is impossible to deny their refined charm! One of the leaders of the season is yellow, or rather its shades: golden aspen, […]

Festivals of Uzbekistan: immersion into an oriental tale. International Festival “Silk and Spices”

International Festival "Silk and Spices"

In Uzbekistan, annually many festivals, dedicated to the city, the traditions and customs of the nation are held. The most popular festivals in Uzbekistan are: “SILK AND SPICES” INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (Bukhara) “SHARK TARONALARI” (MELODIES OF THE EAST) INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (Samarkand) “MAGIC OF DANCE” INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (Khiva) “BOYSUN BAKHORI” (BAYSUN SPRING) INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL (Baysun) Each […]

The most beautiful textiles in the world are Uzbek ikat and suzani. Glossary of Uzbek fabrics

The most beautiful textiles in the world are Uzbek ikat and suzani

There are at least two unique Uzbek textiles – suzani and ikat. Susanis are embroidered in silk or cotton with bright motifs, including cloves, pomegranates, irises, tulips and discs representing the sun or moon. Describing the motives and all the beauty of the Uzbek ikat, one can emphasize their bewitching magnificence. They are amazing – […]