If you've never been to Istanbul, Iznik tiles are amazing ceramic designs from the ottoman empire, and there are so many amazing patterns. My visit to Istanbul still influences my style so much. Iznik tile decoration - The Harem, Topkapi Palace
Peacock dish, Turkey, "Iznik" This dish offer the viewer a complex vegetal composition combining elements from the saz repertoire style of plant motif: Artichoke stems in bloom, flowers with swirling petals, tulips and perhaps delicate violets.
For centuries Iznik tiles have been treasured by art enthusiasts around the world for their flawless quality and exceptionally rich colors. The Iznik tiles made today in the small Turkish town of Iznik are not merely reproductions of the century