Uyghur carpet dealer and tour guide

For a couple of years ago Jozan Magazine interviewed Elvis Ablimit Ghopor, a local Uyghur carpet dealer, about carpet trade in Kashgar, Xinjiang. As a jack-of-all-trades Elvis also helps organizing trips and tours in and around Kashgar… read more

Xinjiang – where to find old and antique rugs

Khotan early 19th century

Jozan Magazine has asked a local Kashgar dealer, Elvis Ablimit Ghopor, questions about sale of old and antique rugs in Xinjiang. The Kashgar border to Pakistan opened in 1986, says Elvis Ablimit Ghopor to Jozan Magazine. Pakistani collectors bought the best antique carpets the first 6-10 years and not many … read more