weftwarp:

Khamak shawl, Afghanistan

Khamak is a fine hand embroidery technique. By counting the threads of the fabric weave in order to stitch geometric shapes with silk-thread, this art form is specifically precise. Khamak is unique to Kandahar and is considered by art experts to be one of the world’s finest embroidery techniques
kandahartreasure.com

@ Asia Pacific Traditional Craft Exhibition Hangzhou 2013

weftwarp:

Khamak shawl, Afghanistan

Khamak is a fine hand embroidery technique. By counting the threads of the fabric weave in order to stitch geometric shapes with silk-thread, this art form is specifically precise. Khamak is unique to Kandahar and is considered by art experts to be one of the world’s finest embroidery techniques

kandahartreasure.com

@ Asia Pacific Traditional Craft Exhibition Hangzhou 2013

Belfast's Berlin Wall

historical-nonfiction:

Belfast is criss-crossed with walls and gates, which close at nights and on weekends. Houses near the walls have metal bars on the windows to guard against the rocks and bottles occasionally thrown over. Colorful murals and graffiti cover the walls. But they are a stark reminder of a city still…

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hatefulandhollow:

leonard cohen working on his car

hatefulandhollow:

leonard cohen working on his car

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snaag:

scoobydoobooty:

Update pakistan; 
1. They are stopping people from giving blood to protestors who are bleeding out
2. They are forcing doctors not to report number of deaths and injuries
3. They have hit people with real steel bullets instead of rubber one’s
4. They are sending severely injured people home without giving them proper treatment

CAN WE PLEASE SIGNAL BOOST THIS? Because literally nobody I’ve spoken to about this even knows wtf is happening.

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uziirx:

#realTalk#pakistan. When I was there on my holiday I witnessed innocent PTI supporters get jailed. God give the people strength. Surprising the ummahs keeping quiet i guess were not arab enough, and too ‘barelvi deviating grave worshippers’ for their liking.

Yep.

createdfromclay:

uziirx:

#realTalk#pakistan. When I was there on my holiday I witnessed innocent PTI supporters get jailed. God give the people strength. Surprising the ummahs keeping quiet i guess were not arab enough, and too ‘barelvi deviating grave worshippers’ for their liking.

Yep.

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