Pod Blacha Palace, Warsaw

The exhibition of Oriental carpets in the museum at Pod Blacha Palace (Copper-Roof Palace) in the central Warsaw is worth visiting. The palace is situated behind the Royal Castle and the permanent exhibition includes more than 200 Oriental rugs and carpets. 140 of them Caucasian carpets from the 19th century. … read more

Basic rules when buying a decorative carpet in Turkey

by Ludwina Akbulut I know people reading Jozan Magazine are mostly not ‘novices’ in carpets. But for those novices in search for some basic information I did put together a ‘first lesson: what to look for when buying a decorative carpet in Turkey’. To understand better first I briefly explain … read more

The 3rd International Symposium of Azerbaijani Carpets

Photos and article by Mike Tschebull The 3rd International Symposium of Azerbaijani Carpets and Applied Art took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from May 19 through May 21, 2003. Some 33 speakers made presentations, most from Azerbaijan and Turkey, but also from Estonia, Bashkirastan, Iran, Germany, the U.K. and the U.S. … read more

Carpet sale in Turkey

By Ludwina Akbulut Turkey is a beautiful country to visit. There are lots of ancient historical places, a big range of beautiful landscapes and much more. You can almost not avoid visiting a carpet shop and for a lot of tourists this is their first encounter with handmade carpets and … read more