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     Carpet making is a very old and highly developed craft. Archaeological finds bear evidence that it was already in existence back in the 9th century B.C. Written sources of later periods, for instance, writings by antique Greek, Roman and Arab authors (Herodotus, Xenophon, Al-Mugaddasi), also indicate that carpet making is indeed a very old craft. In Azerbaijan, it has developed over centuries to reach the summit of perfection. Azerbaijan craftsmen have produced magnificent specimens – from simple pileless carpets to the exquisite khalcha variety.  Read the rest of this entry »



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