Solveigh Calderin

Hereke carpets

Dolmabahce Palace, the Ceremoniel Hall (Jozan archive photo)

Jozan Magazine has asked Solveigh Calderin, Brandenburg, to tell about the Royal Court Manufacture in Hereke and their connection to contemporary Hereke carpets and rugs. by Solveigh Calderin. Hereke is a former small fisherman’s village near Istanbul in Turkey and genuine Hereke Carpets and rugs are knotted in this small town. To understand what a “genuine Hereke” means,…