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In Pirot, Serbia there is an exquisite tradition of weaving that has been carried forth for generations. But what once was a thriving craft practiced by 5,000 weavers only a century ago, remains only 10 weavers striving to keep the tradition alive today.
Pirot carpets, with their mystical allure, represent ancient symbols which carry magical meanings and can be read as an alphabet. There are 95 varieties that weavers have to memorize, from which they tell stories - woven into their carpets.
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