Tribal Textiles Weekend

SHIRDAK Tribal Textiles Weekend Saturday May 14th, Sunday May 15th, Monday May 16th 2016 During this weekend we present an extra large collection of tribal textiles from Central Asia, China and Africa, coming from the Shirdak storage only for this weekend. We put really good prices on the textiles from Staphorst, wall hangings from Uzbekistan,…

African Touch at Shirdak Amsterdam

African Touch

November 1st 2015- January 1st 2016 In cooperation with Toguna African arts and the artist Jan Tjerk Visser we present a beautiful exhibition in our gallery Shirdak Prinsengracht 192 Amsterdam The Netherlands. Jan Tjerk Visser (1960) is specialized in portraits. His pastels are realistic, very detailed in a warm color palet. In this exhibition we show the ethnographic portraits Visser made during his several travels in Africa and Asia. All portraits are for sale.…

Nomad Lifestyle

NOMAD First of all, most of the items we sell are from Central Asia. In former times the old Central Asian communities were mostly tribes of nomads. These tribes wandered about the huge plains between Turkey and Mongolia. The strength of the nomads was that their individual life was for the benefit of the community.…

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Slow Fashion at Shirdak

A SLOW FASHION collection of linen clothing came in today. All items are designed by Marga van Leest exclusively for Shirdak. We at Shirdak believe in sustainable fashion. I will explain this: we buy new items at the moment we almost have sold out. We do not have sale actions and we design new collections…

Selvedge Winter Fair London 2015

Are you in London on december 3th and 4th? Come to the Selvedge Christmas fair at the Old Town Hall on King’s road, Stand 8. We will bring the most lovely christmas items, hand made from Kyrgyzstan, the famous felt birds, crochet necklaces, indigo dyed fabrics and of course, the new collection hats from Zsofia…