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The Art of Weaving Fine Turkish Carpets

October 29, 2015 // 1 Comment

I love textile arts and was delighted to stumble upon an artisan weaving a Turkish carpet in Istanbul the other day. I don’t know much about Oriental carpets — just enough to realize you could study the subject for a lifetime and not know everything. But I do admire crafts artistry and [read more]

High Mountain Town of Weavers on Inca Trail Peru

June 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Today, we went high into the mountains to a very small town that subsists by the men being porters on the Inca Trail and the women weaving and taking care of the families. The entire village seemed to come out to greet us and we had the great fortune to be able to visit with one family who was [read more]
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