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Press Highlights


Hali Magazine - Carpet Diplomacy

The Wall Street Journal - A Quest to Keep Afghan Culture Alive

Cover Magazine - An Afghan Adventure

CCTV America - Afghan jeweler overcomes adversity to create world-class art - an interview with Saeeda Etebari

BBC US and Canada - Afghan artisans back on the rise

People Magazine - Laura Bush visits the exhibition

The New York Times - An Afghan Bazaar Parachutes into Washington

The Diplomat - Turquoise Mountain: Discovering Afghan Art

Cultured Vultures - Exhibit review: Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan

BBC Radio 4 - From Our Own Correspondent

Washington Post - How Turquoise Mountain is helping Afghan artisans preserve and pass on their skills

The Art Newspaper - Traditional Afghan artists will bring 'living art' to the heart of the US

Freer|Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian Museums - Turquoise Mountain: Art and Transformation in Afghanistan

General Press

USA Today - Afghan Female Entrepreneur of the Year: Samira Kitman, graduate of the Turquoise Mountain Institute

The Diplomat - Is There a Model of Success in Afghanistan?

New York Times - In Afghanistan, Creating Jewelry in the Midst of Conflict

BBC News - Regeneration and entrepreneurs bring hope to Afghanistan

Daily Telegraph - Afghanistan reclaims its heritage with some British help

Khaama Press - The Potter: Crafting Afghanistan's future

Forbes - Interview with Shoshana Stewart, CEO of Turquoise Mountain

National Geographic - Interview with Rory Stewart, founder of Turquoise Mountain