Turkmenistan

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Turkmen yurt and its interior

Yurt is one of the dwellings of the Turkmen. This yurt was very practical, easy to use and irreplaceable portable dwelling of cattle breeders....

Traditional musical instruments

History of the culture of Turkmen people knows a lot of musical instruments that were popular at a various periods of time. Some of...

Keteni silk fabric

Turkmenistan is the motherland of the keteni homespun silk fabric. Environmental conditions of the region have always favored the cultivation of mulberry plantations with...

Jewellery

Traditional Turkmen silver jewellery, characterized by linearity, clarity and monumentality, dropped out of fashion in the Turkmen Republic during the 1970s, but is still...

At shayi (horse decorations)

Turkmens are natural born horse riders. Passion for horses is instilled from childhood. Akhal-Teke were bred by Turkmens more than 5000 years ago in...

Felt rug

Due to environment and traditional conditions of life of the Turkmen, keche felt rugs were and still are one of the most needed items...

Carpet making

Among the various forms of Turkmen crafts, carpet making is the most advanced and richest of all. Following the Silk Road, merchants bought finest...