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Istanbul's Hilye and Prayer Bead Museum | Traditional Art | Showcase

Call it a hobby or an obsession; people have been collecting art for millennia and for a myriad of reasons. Some acquire pieces of art purely for the love of it, some as a financial investment, while others see it as something that's simply done once they begin to move through certain social circles. In the end, there are as just as many motives as there are collectors. Showcase's Kerry Alexandra happened to meet up with one of them. Mehmet Cebi is one of Turkey's top art collectors who has amassed a vast and unique collection of Islamic art and founded The Hilye and Prayer Bead Museum in Istanbul.

The Seventh Continent: Pera Museum

The Seventh Continent: Pera Museum

Kutahya ceramics in Istanbul | Exhibitions | Showcase

Kutahya ceramics in Istanbul | Exhibitions | Showcase

Showcase: 45th Art and Antiques Fair Olympia

Showcase: 45th Art and Antiques Fair Olympia

Leaden Circles Dissolved in the Air | Exhibitions | Showcase

Leaden Circles Dissolved in the Air | Exhibitions | Showcase

Russian Troop Build-up on Ukraine's Border Alarms US, Europe

Russian Troop Build-up on Ukraine's Border Alarms US, Europe

Can Iran and World Powers Agree on Reviving the 2015 Nuclear Deal?

Can Iran and World Powers Agree on Reviving the 2015 Nuclear Deal?

Israel Under Fire for Mass Surveillance of Palestinians

Israel Under Fire for Mass Surveillance of Palestinians

Turkey to Assist Qatar Police During 2022 World Cup

Turkey to Assist Qatar Police During 2022 World Cup

Israel Exposed for Creating Vast Database of Palestinians

Israel Exposed for Creating Vast Database of Palestinians

A New Beginning for Turkey and UAE

A New Beginning for Turkey and UAE

Leaders of Turkey, UAE To Meet For First Time in Nearly a Decade

Leaders of Turkey, UAE To Meet For First Time in Nearly a Decade

Migrant Crisis on Poland-Belarus Border Shows No Signs of Easing

Migrant Crisis on Poland-Belarus Border Shows No Signs of Easing

Turkey's Foreign Ministry Says Massacre of Tripolitsa Cannot be Forgotten

Turkey's Foreign Ministry Says Massacre of Tripolitsa Cannot be Forgotten

Disputes Over Electoral Laws Overshadow Libya’s Upcoming Presidential Vote

Disputes Over Electoral Laws Overshadow Libya’s Upcoming Presidential Vote

Turkic States Agree on Expanding Co-operation During Istanbul Summit

Turkic States Agree on Expanding Co-operation During Istanbul Summit

Turkic Speaking States Chalk Out Priorities for Future

Turkic Speaking States Chalk Out Priorities for Future

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