Kashgar pomegranate-vase design

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Size:(200mx3.50m)This is a Kashgar carpet with a pomegranate-vase design on a dark-blue dyed background. The art of carpet making has developed since time immemorial in the vast territory of Xinjiang. The oasis towns of Khotan, Yarkand and Kashgar in Xinjiang Province, western China, have been considered the main production centres of rugs since ancient times,…

5 String Tanbour in two piece

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– the longest of the Uyghur lutes at around 150cm, the tämbür has five metal strings tuned so-so-do-so-so. The melody is played on the double right-hand strings, using a metal pick (nakhäla) on the index finger. The tämbür is sometimes used as principal instrument in the muqam, as well as for folksongs, narrative songs and…

Rare 8 String Plain Tajikistan Rebab (My Ring)

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This 8 stringed, high quality Rebab is made in Kashgar, at the westernmost border of China. Kashgar lies at the junction of Central Asia, making it a meeting point for the cultures and musical styles of Taijkstan, Uzbekistan, Kazahkstan, Xinjiang. Through the years travellers and merchants have passed through the oasis of Kashgar, trading stories,…

13 String Cow Skin Khomul Rebab

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The Komul Rebab is basically the same as the Dolan Rebab, but its structure is different. It consists of a head, a long neck with frets on it.The lower part is wider and there are 13 strings on it . The Khomul Rebab is usually made of mulberry. It has an oval-shapped head. The diameter…

13 String Ancient Snake Skin Khomul Rebab

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The Komul Rebab is basically the same as the Dolan Rebab, but its structure is different. It consists of a head, a long neck with frets on it.The lower part is wider and there are 13 strings on it . The Khomul Rebab is usually made of mulberry. It has an oval-shapped head. The diameter…

9 String Yak Bone-Inlaid Uyghur Rebab

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9 String Snake Skin Uyghur RebabThe Rebab, renowned as “the lion of instruments”, traces it’s roots back to the 7th Century as it traveled along the ancient Silk Road from the besieged Afghan kingdom to the Uyghur people. Carved from the wood of the wild mulberry tree, Rebab’s have since become the heart of the…