WORK AS IF YOU LL
NEVER DIE, THINK AS IF YOU MAY DIE TOMORROW
The cover composition is the
depicted picture of the carpet to be placed on the coffin of
Erdoğan ILDIZ, after his passing away. The Godess of Plenty
erected on the hands symbolizing work and effort. Exactly like
he fed and enlarged 30 different businesses by his 30 breasts and
just as the saying goes Hes carrying his shroud on his chest .
THE CARPET DEALERS HANDBOOK
THE CARPET DEALERS HANDBOOK AND TRADITIONAL TURKISH CARPETS
Hand-woven carpets and kilims are
the most notable of all the Turkish traditional art forms. They
are a gift to the world from our skilled and industrious women
During my 30 years in
the carpet business, although there have been hundreds of books
written on the subject I have never found one that, without going
into too much detail, could give a resume of the essential
This book is based on
various educational programs that have been used to train hundreds
of potential carpet dealers.
Even though this book
has the title The Carpet Dealers Handbook it will also
provide useful information to those who are interested in
hand-woven carpets and kilims.