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Iranian Carpets Isfahan - Vipemo


Carpets While architecture and painting were the main artistic vehicles of the Safavids, the making of textiles and carpets was also of great importance. In the 16th century, hitherto primarily nomadic crafts were transformed into royal industries by the creation of court workshops. The best known carpets of this period, dated 1539. come from the Mausoleum of Sheikh Safi od-Din Safavid in Ardabil and, in the opinion of many experts, represent the summit of achievement in carpet design. The larger [...]

Isfahan Iran - Vipemo

Introducing Isfahan

Isfahan A city of immense beauty and unforgettable experiences, Isfahan has been dazzling travelers for ages. Perhaps one of the reasons for this is that most westerners appreciate the truly Persian character that the city has retained. Nesf-e Jahan, Half of the World Nesf-e Jahan, "Half of the World", is a popular rhyme with the name of Isfahan and an example of the praise lavished by the inhabitants and poets on their city. At one time - at the close of the [...]

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