Головные уборы русского национального костюма из коллекции Натальи Леонидовны Шабельской (1841-1905). Калужский кокошник. Средина 19-го века. 21.6 x 105.4 см. Шёлк, жемчуг, металлическая нить, хлопок, бумага.
Tibetan consonants of the Alphabet, U-Chen script.. I am pinning it h3re, folks, because this script is ALSO a syllabary.
Gozerian Alphabet by Lunoki.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt
English Alphabet using Armenian Style Bird-Letters by Alik Eleyjian, via Behance
The Armenian Apostolic Church is the world's oldest national church. Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as its official religion in AD 301, in establishing this church. It is sometimes referred to as the Gregorian Church but this name is not preferred by the church itself, as it views the Apostles Bartholomew and Thaddeus as its founders, and St. Gregory the Illuminator as merely the first official governor of the church.
Gatah in Geghart One of my most fond memories in Armenia was visiting Geghart and buying from each individual vendor. We especially love the fruit rollups