Wood, glass, geometry – stained glass in Iran and Azerbaijan

My article – http://islamic-arts.org/2014/wood-glass-geometry-stained-glass-in-iran-and-azerbaijan/



Baku – Arabesque in stone

My article ‘Baku – Arabesque in stone’  http://islamic-arts.org/2013/baku-arabesque-in-stone/

Go wavy. Scallop design story


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Mosaic floor from Tunisia, showing Medusa in the center.  Mosaic fragment  from Antakya Archeological Museum, Turkey, 3rd century A.D. Patterns of both pieces are based on the shape of the ‘scallop’ and the design was widespread in Roman and Byzantine … Continue reading