Tag: Cordoba

Across Andalucia: The Golden Threads…

Sephardic Jews introduced the production of Golden Thread, from North Africa to Europe via Morocco, Turkey and the Mediterranean.Golden Thread production contributed to the social structure of single and widowed Jewish women, who were the chief creators of the thread and the garments it embellished.

Across Andalucia: Cordoba’s Mezquita…

Cordoba is almost as much like OZ as Istanbul was. My introduction to this city is a drive through a very crowded street, along a stone wall which I would discover is the Mezquita, a model of which I saw at the Islamic Science Museum in Istanbul last year, and a major reason I came here…