Konya: The tradition of carpet weaving in Konya, former capital of the Seljuqs, goes back at least to the 13th century. Konya is a producer of carpets of pure wool including the famous Ladik carpets. The dominance of pastel colours in Konya carpets is noticeable. Red yellow and green are frequently seen.
Sartirana Textile Show 13-16 September 2012 looks promising and the rugs and textiles on display seem to be of very high standard. The reduced number of exhibitors this year will probably further improve quality.....read more