Iznik Inspired

We are lucky today to have the pleasure of enjoying Iznik tiles, and for new ones to still be created. Originally produced in the 15th and 16th Centuries in the Ottoman Empire, by the 17th Century the practice of creating these tiles had all but disappeared. Although these magnificent ceramics could still be viewed in vast numbers in Mosques and museums, the replicas for sale on Turkey’s streets were mainly mass-produced, printed tiles that lacked the history and power of true Iznik tiles.

Iznik tiles Iznik foundation 2009
Kadir Has √úniversitesi
Iznik tiles Iznik foundation 2009
Laleli Karo

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