Travel

Discover Transylvania 2009

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Stefano Ionescu and Alberto Boralevi has just announced this years “Discover Transylvania 2009″. The tour will will start the 29th May in Bucharest, will cross the Carpathians and will reach the most interesting places in Transylvania. Participants will see some very rare Romanian flatweaves and almost 300 Ottoman rugs from 15th to 18th century in…

Discover Transylvania May 2008

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Press release by Stefano Ionescu 10 December 2007 – Tour program (pdf) After the exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Kunst in Berlin (October 2006 – January 2007) and the one organized by Dr. Nazan Ölçer and Michael Franses at the Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul (April-August 2007) I feel it’s time to return to…

Antique Tibetan rugs by Mike Petras

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Jozan Magazine has asked Mike Petras, traveler and collector of Tibetan antique rugs and artifacts, tell about his life and travels in Tibet and about his affection for Tibetan rugs. Photos and text by Mike Petras, www.antiquetibet.com 10 May 2007 In hindsight, dumb luck is where whose true path can be found. I realized life…

ICOC 3-13 November 2005

An ICOC Educational Experience: The Architecture, Carpets and Textiles of Moorish Spain and Portugal  November 3-13, 2005 Join us on this tour to Andalusia and Lisbon!         History, culture, architecture and art of Andalusian Spain are inextricably linked to an Islamic design heritage that began there some 1,300 years ago. The astounding wealth of culture…

ICOC Andalusia November 3-13, 2005

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An ICOC Educational Experience: The Architecture, Carpets and Textiles of Moorish Spain and Portugal By Dennis R. Dodds, Secretary-general  International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC) March 17, 2005. History, culture, architecture and art of Andalusian Spain are inextricably linked to an Islamic design heritage that began there some 1,300 years ago. The astounding wealth of…