Category Archives: Oriental Rug

The most popular souvenirs of Uzbekistan

The most popular souvenirs of Uzbekistan

The range of souvenirs in Uzbekistan is so rich that even experienced shopaholics are lost in the choice. In this article we will most accurately tell you about the most famous souvenirs that you can and even need to take away from Uzbekistan. Dried fruits and nuts In the markets of Tashkent, Samarkand and other […]

Shopping in Uzbekistan

SHOPPING IN UZBEKISTAN

Each tourist should not only explore all the sights of Uzbekistan, but also take time to shop. Otherwise you will spend your time in vain in this wonderful country. Fans of shopping should not go to the shopping centers along the usual routes, but to the markets – this is where you can feel the […]

Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı) in Istanbul

Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı) in Istanbul

Everyone who has ever been to Istanbul, the Grand Bazaar is once and for all imprinted in memory. This is not just a “market”, the Grand Bazaar also has the function of an attraction, important for the history of the country, it is the best place to “feel” the mentality of the local people and […]

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, […]

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 – […]

Kilim carpets in the interior

What comes to your mind when you hear about the Arabian East? Probably, endless deserts with picturesque oases, domes of Muslim mosques, fairy tales “1000 and 1 nights” and, of course, luxurious carpets. Despite the fact that this accessory has long been known in many cultures, it was the East that made the most significant […]

Oriental carpets in a modern interior

Oriental carpets in a modern interior

Since the middle of the last century, carpets have actively gained popularity. But at the beginning of the XIX century, they lost their relevance and were considered a relic of the past. Now these products are becoming very popular and relevant again. Most often, carpets are used to create an interior in a modern or […]