Sunday, September 29, 2013

day trip to Büyük Ada and other islands off Istanbul...great day off inspiration for  our work !
Boats and horses and colors and textures!!!

Friday, September 27, 2013

Çizgi Şal

Crafting new artisanal striped scarves using hand dyed fabrics combined with silk/ merino wool......perfect for autumn weather. Here are the first with many more to come as they are already sold! Meanwhile we had TRT Turkish television station here filming us for the up coming series on traditional hand craftsmen.

Monday, July 29, 2013

New work from Ikonium getting ready for our exhibition in Bodrum set for July...its all hands on deck Mehmet, Theresa, Sali.Unuz have all been pitching in to create new items!!It has been ramazon, fasting time here, so we have been working through the night ,,trying to work off all the delicious food we have been eating for iftar and sahur!!!!
Meanwhile we have been working on a number of pieces for the restoration at Galata Mevlevihani and also making sikke for a new large der
vis group from Italy

Friday, March 1, 2013

New felt hats for Spring

We have been working hard at Ikonium Studio filling orders for customers getting ready to fill their shops for the influx of customers for the new season We have particularly had fun creating some new hats for the season both berets and widebrim hats in between making new sikke for the Dervis museum in Galata Mehmets son Salih joined us for a week or so to help out