Turkish Tiles / tktil003
Preben S. Kristensen
08/05/2003
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The Mosque of Ahmet I was known as the Blue Mosque because of the colour of the interior. Built between 1609-16, it contains thousands of tiles, with over 50 different designs. To tile his mosque, Ahmet prohibited tile production for other mosques or indi