The Bosporus

Where East meets West

The Bosporus, a famed waterway that connects Europe with Asia represents a confluence of cultures of the Orient and Occident. From the influences of ancient Greek, Roman, Persian, and Byzantine eras to the Ottoman Empire, a rich culture developed over millennia, of creative influences stemming from both eastern and western civilizations. Byzantines were great traders. They opened trade routes throughout Asia and developed extensive trading relationships with the Middle East and the Orient, including India and China. This fascinating mix of East and West is the design theme of Bosporus, the annual collection by luxury design house Good Earth.

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