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Shirdak Tribal Textiles Weekend 18th, 19th and 20th May 2013


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Shirdak at Asia House Fair in London

On this fair we will present the Kyrgyz arts and crafts, like the hand made felt carpets, the so called Shyrdak/Shirdak. We also bring nice and cozy pillows and slippers. And a selection of our tribal textiles from Central Asia … Continue reading

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Shirdak at Selvedge Spring Fair 2013

This week we will take part in the Selvedge Spring Fair in London. The fair is on King’s road in the Old Town hall on March 22nd and March 23th. Tweet

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Hungary and the link with Central Asia

  Once I traveled in Hungary, on a local market I was impressed by the crafts such as the leather, linen, ceramic and felt products. In the contemporary leather and felt arts the connection with Central Asia is often visible … Continue reading

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Never a dull moment at Shirdak in 2011

Looking back on an exciting Shirdak year full of success and surprises. In 2011 we started with the exhibition of the Christine Mayer Peace collection. With a beautiful article in the magazine Selvedge we were happy to have this new … Continue reading

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OYA, the new necklace

  On the second day on the fair Meesterlijk, it appears to me that the oya necklace is a favourite item to buy. Therefore I will tell you something of its background. Oya or turkisch lace is in various forms … Continue reading

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MEESTERLIJK Fair for design and applied arts 2011

Today I was driving several times between my garage, my shop and the RAI, it is a huge fair complex in Amsterdam . This saturday Meesterlijk will start, a fair for design and applied arts. Tweet

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