Monthly Archives: January 2013

“What’s with the tulips?”

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It is usually quite easy to distinguish classic Turkish cini (ceramic), as the central design theme has remained unchanged for centuries. Flowing floral branches and blossoms with erect bulbous tulips and bursting carnations are like a large crescent and moon … Continue reading

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Kilim motifs and what they mean – Part 2

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Well overdue I know, but part 2 is finally here.  Thanks to ‘A’ for prompting me to get into gear! Continuing on from part 1 a look at some common Anatolian motifs found in kilims (and carpets for that matter). Star: … Continue reading

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