The 8th American Conference on Oriental Rugs

The Eighth American Conference on Oriental Rugs – ACOR 8 – will take place in Boston, April 20-23, 2006, at the Park Plaza Hotel. The opening reception will be at 5PM Thursday, April 20. There will be 16 hands-on sessions hosted by well-known collectors, 3 plenary sessions with famous rug … read more

American Conference on Oriental Rugs – ACOR 7

by Mike Tschebull ACOR 7 took place March 25-28 in Seattle, Washington, USA, centered in the waterfront Bell Harbour Conference Centre. As is common in Seattle, there was usually a fine misty rain, but the scenery was spectacular when we had a bit of sun. Food and drink were good, … read more

American Conference on Oriental Rugs

The American Conference on Oriental Rugs 2004 (ACOR 7) will be held in Seattle, Washington USA March 25-28. The conferences has been popular among enthusiasts because it focuses on the interests of collectors. The lectures covers a wide range of topics and sessions will touch world’s major weaving tradition: Afshar … 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