The Austrian Society for Textile Art Research has just announced an ICOC Tour “Carpets and Collections of the Alpine Area” from 8 September through 14 September 2019. ‘The participants will visit museums and private collections in the Alpine areas of Bavaria, Austria, and Northern Italy. Not only will there be a wide range of rare ethnological, liturgical and historical local textiles to be discovered, but also an array of carefully selected classical carpets will be on display’ says Peter Bichler to Jozan Magazine. The tour includes visits at: Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Munich (Ethnological Museum) Hofburg (Royal … Read more
‘I am glad to inform you about the new edition of the Study Tour to Transylvania & Bukovina 5-14 June 2015, organised in cooperation with Carpet Collector magazine. This is a very special moment for the country since Klaus Johannis, the former major of Sibiu, has been elected President of Romania.’ said Stefano Ionescu to Jozan Magazine. This study tour includes visits to most carpet-related attractions in and around Bucharest, in Transylvania and in Bukovina: art museums, fortified churches, painted monasteries, Royal palaces, medieval castles and pristine nature in the Carpathians. The participants will also … Read more
Dervis Hotel in Konya is run by Muammer Ucar, a Turkish carpet dealer from the Ucar family, who is internationally well-known for their use of excellent natural dyes in their kilim production. And of course the use of carpets and kilims has been an important part of the hotel’s very tasteful and charming interior decoration.