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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


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Antique Antep Türkmen Yörük chuval, 19th century, South East Anatolia, Turkey. Sony Berntsson

According to Sonny Berntsson, this kind of chuvals comes from an area close to Islahiye. This type of chuvals were woven by the local Turkmen Yörük tribes (Saçıkara etc) dwelling in many villages of Hatay and Gaziantep provinces.