Monthly Archives: December 2011

Eat-your-fingers-Eggplants!

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One of the things that my husband and I miss from Turkey is the food.  Always fresh, cheap, melt-in-your-mouth authentic tasting food!  I will never forget my first peach in Turkey, simply divine! I am, however, extremely lucky that my … Continue reading

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Turkish Ceramic – new shipment, new designs and an early Christmas

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We just received our new shipment of ceramics and I swear it was like an early Christmas! Different colours, different designs; the Turks have a knack for expressing individuality and creativity whilst still holding true to their vast cultural traditions.  … Continue reading

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Kilim motifs and what they mean – Part 1

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I started to fall in love with kilims when I learnt about their motifs and meanings.  Some I could pick out straight away, others not at all and on some kilims all the motifs pointed to similar meanings and made for a … Continue reading

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Real Living December

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Was super happy to have picked up this month’s Real Living Magazine.  I must admit that it got me that little bit more excited about Christmas!!!  And….it was packed with beautiful hand-woven Anatolian kilims, what more could I ask for?! I loved … Continue reading

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Kilim of the month

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Sometimes a Kilim comes along that is so easy to fall in love with, its designs, or colours, the craftsmanship, and it makes our job all the more enjoyable.  This month’s kilim is no exception.  It is a stunning Çorum … Continue reading

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What is a kilim?

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A definition of Kilim People are always asking us “What is a Kilim?” So I am dedicating this blog to answering that question as best I can.  I think adding to the confusion is the amount of various spellings and pronunciations. … Continue reading

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