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Istanbul's Hilye and Prayer Bead Museum | Traditional Art | Showcase

Call it a hobby or an obsession; people have been collecting art for millennia and for a myriad of reasons. Some acquire pieces of art purely for the love of it, some as a financial investment, while others see it as something that's simply done once they begin to move through certain social circles. In the end, there are as just as many motives as there are collectors. Showcase's Kerry Alexandra happened to meet up with one of them. Mehmet Cebi is one of Turkey's top art collectors who has amassed a vast and unique collection of Islamic art and founded The Hilye and Prayer Bead Museum in Istanbul.

The Seventh Continent: Pera Museum

The Seventh Continent: Pera Museum

Kutahya ceramics in Istanbul | Exhibitions | Showcase

Kutahya ceramics in Istanbul | Exhibitions | Showcase

Showcase: 45th Art and Antiques Fair Olympia

Showcase: 45th Art and Antiques Fair Olympia

Leaden Circles Dissolved in the Air | Exhibitions | Showcase

Leaden Circles Dissolved in the Air | Exhibitions | Showcase

Route 66: Who is benefitting from California's cannabis 'green rush'?

Route 66: Who is benefitting from California's cannabis 'green rush'?

Route 66: Money

Route 66: Money

Route 66: America's shrinking national monuments

Route 66: America's shrinking national monuments

Route 66: What does the future hold for immigrants in America?

Route 66: What does the future hold for immigrants in America?

Route 66: Is a 'perfect storm' of homelessness headed our way?

Route 66: Is a 'perfect storm' of homelessness headed our way?

Route 66: Free living and liberty at a rural commune

Route 66: Free living and liberty at a rural commune

Route 66: Chicago on the front line in gun control debate

Route 66: Chicago on the front line in gun control debate

Route 66: Are Native Americans getting a fair chance of health and prosperity?

Route 66: Are Native Americans getting a fair chance of health and prosperity?

Route 66: How race divides one of America’s biggest cities

Route 66: How race divides one of America’s biggest cities

Route 66: What does freedom really mean to Americans?

Route 66: What does freedom really mean to Americans?

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