Azerbaijani traditions

Art of Kelaghayi production

At the center of a political, religious and cultural debate, the traditional headscarf worn by many women in the Muslim world has seen a revival in many countries including the largely secular Azerbaijan where the Kelaghayi has been making inroads. If the scarf, called the hijab in many Arab and Muslim countries is worn for religious beliefs, here in Azerbaijan, it is more of traditional and fashion statement.
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Azer-Ilme, guardian of carpet weaving tradition

Azerbaijanis have preserved and passed the national tradition of carpet weaving from generation to generation. Colorful carpets with majestic ornaments are a glamorous decoration of every Azerbaijani house. Every family of the Land of Fire is proud of the ancient piece of art kept in their houses as sacred gift of grannies.
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