11 Şub 12:08
Hamsa meaning in English. The Hamsa Hand is an ancient Middle Eastern symbol that represents the hand of God. In all faiths Hamsa meaning protective image, often worn as a talisman.
Welcome to EnjoyIstanbul.Com Blogs
24 Oca 2020 13:24
Istanbul has been mother land for may societies throughout the world history, hence, at every corner of the city it is easy to see the valuable unique heritages of different cultures.
Evil Eye Meaning
08 Oca 16:46
Evil Eyes Meaning; In Turkey, wherever you look, you’ll meet plenty of eyes looking at you. Glass evil eye beads. It is common in the Turkish culture to give a gift of a blue nazar Boncugu (nazar boncuk) or the evil eye bead ......
What are kilim rugs?
29 Ağu 2020 12:13
kilim rugs—also called flatweaves—which are not knotted but smoothly flat on both sides. A flatwoven kilim rug is made using the same basic technique by which any fabric is woven: a grid of vertical yarns, called warps, is tightly interlaced with horizont
29 Ağu 2020 09:38
EnjoyIstanbul is proud to feature 100% hand-woven, natural-fiber silk scarves from a project started by Cocoon House.
31 Mar 2020 16:22
The term “ikat” is derived from the Indonesian word for “tie," and in the Malay language means “to bind.” Why? Because the patterns in ikat cloth are achieved by tying or binding individual bundles of threads in a set motif before dying them and before th
Istanbul City Guide
28 Oca 2020 16:19
Istanbul is truly a world city, a city which everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. It is an enchanting blend of Eastern and Western culture, a vibrant, modern city, with a unique identity. Its rich past coexists alongside its youthful exu
Ayasofya (Haghia Sophia) Museum
24 Oca 2020 14:08
Haghia Sophia Museum is located in Sultanahmet across from Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Considered one of the finest architectural works in the world, it was originally built as a church. Construction began during the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Constantine 1,
What are turkish delights?
17 Nis 21:24
Lokum has been produced at first in Turkey in the XVII century and an English traveller has brought it to Europe, where it became well known as Turkish Delight. Also at the present time Turkish Delight is one of the delicious and most popular special char
Washing and Care of the Rugs
27 Şub 2020 21:13
A dirty or stained carpet should be washed with soft soap, without delay, rinsed with clean water and dried. A Turkish carpet is made to last and, therefore, requires certain care. The worst enemy of a carpet is damp. Therefore, it should not be left in a
Floral Motifs In Tiles
07 Şub 2020 18:27
An important cultural center during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent, the rural town of Iznik (ancient Nicea) nestles on a lakeside in Northwest Turkey.
07 Şub 2020 18:28
In this post, you can find a brief glossary about rugs. These words are most used terms during classifing and describing a rug;
07 Şub 2020 18:29
The musical instruments used by Turks are of three main groups: stringed, wind and percussion instruments. Turkish musical instruments were produced by the master-apprentice method in the Ottoman period. Traditional Turkish music is monophonic. Even thoug