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Tiles from the past. Rustem Pasha Mosque. Istanbul by 1CheekyChimp, via Flickr

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Byzantine Cross, Constantinople, c. 1100

Cross | Byzantine | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This elegant pendant cross is representative of the finest objects for personal devotion produced for the elite of the Byzantine empire. Both faces of the exquisite miniature cross are decorated with intricate floral patterns worked in multicolored cloisonné enamel, on a single sheet of gold—a tour de force of the enameler's art

Turkish Evil Eye Protector Beads

Turkish Eye / Nazar Boncuk

I saw this blue eyes thingy in many places in Turkey. When I asked, apparently it's some kind of a good luck charm. At Pigeon Valley - Goreme, I saw plentiful being sold and definitely a photo opp!

Tezhib Galerisi

Bu bölümde farklı sanatçılardan derlenmiş tezhip eserlerini görebilirsiniz. Eserlerin tamamı başka sanatçılar tarafından yapılmış olup, tüm eserlere Google araması sonucunda ulaşılmıştır. Sanatçını…

Detail of embroidered cover, Istanbul, 16th/early 17th century.

Detail of embroidered cover, Istanbul, 16th/early 17th century.

16th century ottoman court prayer rug

Carpet with Triple-Arch Design | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Title: Carpet with Triple-Arch Design. Date: ca. 1575–90. Geography: Attributed to Turkey, probably Istanbul. Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), c...

Detail from the Seljuk Friday mosque at Isfahan, Iran. The architectural complexity of the muqarnas is highlighted by the geometric pattern of the decoration. 10th century

Detail from the Seljuk Friday mosque at Isfahan, Iran. The architectural complexity of the muqarnas is highlighted by the geometric pattern of the decoration. 10th century

Iznik Tile in Topkapi Palace

Iznik Tile in Topkapi Palace

Enlarge This Photo Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Topkapi Palace - Istanbul

Topkapı Palace

These are the 4 swords of the first 4 Caliphs: from top to bottom: Caliph Abu Bakr Caliph Umar Caliph Uthman Caliph Ali The sword of Ali in this...

Metal Thread Embroidered Ottoman Satin Duvet, Turkey, mid 19th century

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roxygen: “ Metal Thread Embroidered Ottoman Satin Duvet, Turkey, mid 19th century. ”

A Khorassan ribbed bronze ewer, North East Iran, 12th century.

A KHORASSAN RIBBED BRONZE EWER

NORTH EAST IRAN, 12TH CENTURY

Polychrome underglaze painted Iznik tiles at the Harem section at the Topkapi Palace, 16th century.

Polychrome underglaze painted Iznik tiles at the Harem section at the Topkapi Palace, 16th century.