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Bijar Oriental Rugs

The Bijar rugs have taken their name from the homonymous small Kurdish town Bijar that is located in Western Iran. The Bijar are very high quality carpets and their name implies toughness and durability. 30 more words


Gabbeh Persian Carpets

Gabbeh in Farsi means natural, primitive. Carpets and textiles with this name are woven by the nomads Qashqai who roam about, or in villages in Southwestern Iran where they live. 88 more words


Kashmar Persian Carpets

The city of Kashmar is located in the Khorasan province southwest of the city Mashad in Eastern Iran. It has a very rich history and its old name is Torshiz. 124 more words


Oman: My visit to the ornate Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque


It was my first ever visit to a mosque and I was excited. Of course, I consider myself blessed that I got a chance to start from the one that has many superlatives attached to it (Largest, grandest, one of the biggest). 1,204 more words