ICOC Istanbul – Dealers Fair

Mehmet Cetinkaya’s stand.

The preview opening of the Dealers Fair at the International Conference on Oriental Carpets was Thursday 19 April 2007 in the evening. Around 36 vendors had stands and most of them were Turkish dealers. Several dealers reported about good sales.Take a look at photos from the event.

Buying rugs in Turkey – Rah Rah “Kilims”

Rah Rah "kilim"

Perhaps you have been in Turkey as a tourist and visited rug shops to find a collectable rug to bring home as a souvenir. Most rug shops have a large inventory of both new Turkish pile rugs and flatweaves but a real collectable rug seems hard to find for the … read more