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Below are some resources that may help navigate and envision the Tatar culture, identity, history and art.

Kazan/Tatar Leather Mosaic
Tatar Design & patterns
  • Find some ideas in the the following files that can give you a starting point in creating your own designs using classic Tatar ornaments: Tatar Ethnic Ornaments (from Valiev’s book),   Motifs for leather mosaic,   Modern Tatar Costumes
  • Book: “Татарский народный орнамент” Ф. Валеев (in Russian) – “Tatar ethnic ornament” by F. Valeev
  • Mardesign – design firm led by Leisan Mardashina whose passion and strength are in Tatar ornamental patterns
  • Article about designer Renat Safarov – his sincere desire to popularize and bring attention to the beautiful and intricate Tatar Ornaments and Designs (in Russian)
  • Book: “Islamic design” T. Large and A. Weller, Dover Publications, 2004 (in English)
  • Book: “Гомер агачы”, Н. Сергеева ( in Tatar), Мегериф , 2008 (“Tree of life” by N. Sergeeva)
Tatarstan Republic
Tatar History and Identity
Tatar culture

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