Wild Fibers Herbst 2009
Aus dem Inhaltsverzeichnis
Happily nestled in the shadows of the Governor's Palace, the Leicester Longool
has endured triumph and tragedy since colonial times.
- Mehmet, the Felt Maker
Blessed with movie star looks and talent from the gods, Mehmet Gigic is a
master craftsman and designated a "living treasure" by UNESCO/Turkey.
- Tradition in Motion
Spinning in ecstasy for centuries, the Mevlevi whirling dervishes are
distinguished by their handcrafted sikkes whose creation is an act of
devotion as well.
- Kepenek Altinda er Yatar
"Beneath a kepenek lies a brave man."
Worn for protection from weather and wolves, the kepenek continues
to be a staple of the shepherd's wardrobe.
- Dying for Gold
Arriving within hours of a tragic bombin in Assam, India, Tim McLaughlin and
Charllotte Kwon embark on a journey to discover the secrets of muga silk.
- Rare Thoughts
Before the days of Darwin and Mendel's garden, Robert Bakewell pioneered the
world of genetic selection.
Letzte Änderung: 3.10.2009
durch Alexandra Weikert
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