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Antique Azerbaijani art samples showcased in Amman

13 December 2013 [12:35] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijan's ancient art samples are put on display at an international exhibition of antiques in Jordan.

The exhibition displays goods and products that hold high historical and collectors' value.

The individual exhibition that consists of the personal collections of Muhammad Jafar Salih al-Baghdadi, the descendant of well-known antiques collectors in the Middle East, auction organizer, and renowned expert in the field of antique items and engineer, opened at the hall of the Iraqi Business Council in Amman, Azertag news agency reported.

The exposition showcases antiques from Azerbaijan, Iran, Europe, Russia, Middle Eastern countries.

Azerbaijani gold jewelry, precious jewels of the nineteenth century, ancient silver coins, rare silver daggers, and handmade silver belts are among the antique items.

The carpets of Eastern countries, including Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey, Arabia, and other masterpieces of carpet weaving hold a special place at the exposition.

Al-Baghdadi said he is in close contact with antiques lovers in Azerbaijan, sometimes giving the guidance and recommendations.

He said he treats Azerbaijan with great love, and often visits the country, since his wife is Azerbaijani.

Al-Baghdadi also said he plans to organize such exhibition in Azerbaijan.


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