Land of Fire & Ice
Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic Ocean and in the Arctic Ocean. Iceland is the most sparsely populated country in Europe. Iceland’s capital and largest city is Reykjavík.
Astonishing Nature of Island
Did you know?
Iceland initially named Snow Land;
They elected the first woman president in the history;
The only indigenous animal of the Island is Arctic Fox;
Almost 65% of the population of Island live in the Capital city along with its surrounding areas;
This Episode’s Work of Art
The Madonna della Pietà (Italian: 1498–1499) informally known as La Pietà is a Roman Catholic dolorous image of Jesus and Mary at Mount Golgotha representing the “Sixth Sorrow” of the Blessed Virgin Mary and a key work of Italian Renaissance sculpture carved by Michelangelo Buonarroti, now enshrined within Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City.
It is good to now that this is the only piece Michelangelo ever Signed.
Antique Ersari Turk0men Rug
– it is woven around 170 years ago
– made of finest wool of young sheep hair
-woven on goat hair foundation
– edges made of horse hair (snakes would not cross horse hair)
Contains Several Motifs
Tree of life
Come to Santa Barbara Design Center and see this fascinating rug.