Ozlem’s Turkish Table can be pre-ordered with a 10% pre publication discount by using the code Pre Order Special. Ozlem Warren has been running Turkish cookery classes at Divertmenti, Knightsbridge for several years and has produced her own book of fabulous Turkish receipes. Bravo Ozlem and I look forward to receiving my copy in March!
In our Time, 11th January – interesting broadcast on the Ottoman attack on Malta in 1565. Listen to last Thursday’s broadcast here:
British Red Cross Christmas Fair
Monday 27th November 5.30-9.30pm at Guildhall, London EC2V 7HH
Gift of Sight Fair in aid of the Jerusalem Eye Hospital
Wednesday 28th November 11am – 8.30pm – Chelsea Town Hall, London SW3 5EE
Bembridge Sailing Club Christmas Fair in aid of the Mountbatten Hospice
Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd December – Bembridge, Isle of Wight
THE OTTOMAN SILKS STORY AT LEIGHTON HOUSE
Another prestige venue for the Ottoman Silks Collection
Shortly on display in their stunning store, The Collection has been shipped over to compliment their upcoming exhibition - Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection which opens on September 23rd.
This stunning museum offers a unique insight and perspective into Islamic civilizations focusing on the cultural threads that weave through history. It was founded by the Aga Khan to act as a catalyst for mutual understanding and tolerance.September 26, 2017
Outside of Turkey will sell fabric only for a variety of reasons – for interiors, period costumes, evening wear, bespoke clothing – but here is one we hadn’t done before.
Our client was ordained at the Vatican in Ottoman Silks which is so wonderful to see. The relationship between the Ottoman traders and the Venetians was very strong during the 15th and 16th centuries. Between them they controlled the trade of silk from Istanbul through Venice to Europe and beyond making Venice, Genoa and the Ottomans very rich indeed.September 21, 2017
This season’s Arts of the Islamic World sale at Sotheby’s London was led by an exceptional Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread panel (çatma), with çintamani and tiger-stripe design from the collection of Argine Benaki Salvago which sold for £1,076,750 (original estimate £300,000 -£600,000), marking a record price for an Ottoman textile at auction. Her entire collection, comprising eight Ottoman textiles and objects as well as Greek textiles sold for a total of £2,361,954.
They encompassing over three continents and a thousand years, :appearing on the auction market for the very first time.May 01, 2017
One of the most beautiful Museums in the world – now featuring the Ottoman Silks Collection in their beautiful shop. We are delighted to be on display throughout 2017 and supporting their new exhibition on Imperial Threads of Turkey, India and Iran.March 28, 2017
We are delighted to introduce our latest design which we have chosen from Murad III’s kaftan collection. Woven in powder blue with silver cintemani (leopard) spots, this pattern is soft, light and elegant. New items in the collection are in production using Safiye – the original design is displayed at Topkapi Palace, Istanbul.March 05, 2017
Come and visit Ros and the team at Stand ST4 showcasing Ottoman Silks fabulous fabric panels, bespoke Ottoman Ottomans and our new Yeni Collection of contemporary Ottoman Designs.September 03, 2016
Ottoman Silks showcases beautiful Ottomans specially made for each pattern and named after Ottoman officials.
Where East meets West – now also meets Ottoman Silks! We are delighted our collection is available and associated with this fabulous Museum, former home of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896). Leighton House in Holland Park, London is the only purpose-built studio-house open to the public in the United Kingdom and is one of the most remarkable buildings of the nineteenth century,June 01, 2016
Our collection of kaftans (opera coats) and handbags are now available at Glyndebourne under a joint label and available in their shop and online via Ottoman Silks Collection for Glyndebourne or at www.ottomansilks.com
Glyndebourne has a unique position in being an independent, privately funded company led by the Christie family, whose aim is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of opera. Profits from the Glyndebourne Retail Shop and Online Shop are fed directly back to Glyndebourne to support its opera productions and education programmesMay 05, 2016
We’re getting ready for one of the biggest and most impressive shows in the UK The Spirit of Summer Fair and we are delighted to be working with the Bespoke Chair Company to create an exceptional collection of ‘Ottomans’.
Super talented Patricia Alban Stanley is beavering away in her Grayshott workshop making our pieces ready in time for the Fair – we think you will be impressed! Highly accredited by the Guild of Master Upholsterers, Patricia has previously been awarded their coveted first prize. She now works for private clients, hosts upholstery workshops in Surrey and works with us.
We love what she does and she loves our fabrics – it’s a good match! Here's an ‘ottoman’ in the making!!April 15, 2016
FROM 14 – 19TH MAY 2015, SEE THE COMPLETE OTTOMAN SILKS COLLECTION AND ALSO THE NEW ‘LONDON RANGE’ WHERE THE SILKS HAVE BEEN REVERSED INTO THE LINING OF OUR HANDBAGS AND KAFTANS. MORE UNDERSTATED – MORE LONDON!
FOR THE FIRST TIME TOO, WE WILL BE GIVING A SNEAK PREVIEW OF OUR SULTANS COLLECTION – OTTOMAN SILKS DRESSING GOWNS, PYJAMAS AND SLIPPERS.
BE FIRST TO SEE THE OTTOMAN SILKS COLLECTION AT PICKETT!
Additions to our Collection
Silk scarves in Ottoman designs – hand woven in Bursa, Turkey
Last September we drove to Bursa to meet a silk hand weaver who has created the most beautiful scarves in Ottoman designs. Not only do they originate from the very heart of the silk industry in Turkey but are of such fine quality that we are delighted to add his designs to our Collection. It is rare to find such talent and we only have a few to sell – see shopOctober 22, 2014
Welcome to Ottoman Silks – the first collection of Ottoman designs, jacquard woven in silk for over 400 years!
Launched at the British Embassy, Ankara in the summer 2013, Ottoman Silks is proud to introduce this range in partnership with Persan.
We will introduce the collection to Istanbul at the IWI Christmas Festival on 8th December at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Istanbul and our collection will increasingly be found in upmarket establishments across Turkey.
More news to follow and an announcement of our two new fabrics in the Ottoman Silks collection coming later this year.June 23, 2014
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