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Sheki in Azerbaijan is best known for its intricate glass art of shebeke

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By Team Lounge
Published Nov 13, 2023

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Master Shebeke craftsman Tofig Rasulov conducts masterclasses to introduce tourists to the art of Shebeke making

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This intricate craft has thousands of tiny pieces of glass held together in a wooden lattice without glue or a single nail, to form a painstakingly composed mosaic

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The main hall of the Shekikhanov’s house is decorated elaborately  with art and murals

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Wall paintings illustrate poems like 'Layla and Majnun' of the 12th century poet, Nizami Ganjavi

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The Khan Mosque complex has a fascinating museum that highlights aspects of the Sheki Khanate history

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Walk along the mountain trails and admire the red-roofs of the old city

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The cobbled streets are lined with centuries-old merchant houses

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