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Miniature Middle Eastern projects for dollhouses, roomboxes and dioramas

Deciding the name for this page was not that simple since the definitions for Middle East vary from country to country. Here the Middle East is defined like in Wikipedia: The Middle East (or, formerly more common, the Near East) is a region that spans southwestern Asia, southeastern Europe, and northeastern Africa.

You might also be interested in Oriental, Asian and African.

Hollywood interpretations such as Lawrance of Arabia, Wind and the Lion show romanticized versions of the  turbulent history in the area.

 

Miniature Set No. 3


Links to miniature projects

  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages
Snake Charmer by Alice Zinn
Belly Dancer by Alice Zinn
Eastern Dancer

Roxanna

Mirage
Joanna
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Designs and Ideas

Egyptian Roombox - by Sherise Landrey

Harem

Hookah - from Harvington Miniatures

Lebanese Homes in Miniature - from Banana pook.com 

Moroccan Fantasy - by Jennifer Ashley

Moroccan Room

Moroccan Roombox - by Beverley 

Moroccan Scene - by Winnie van Vegchel

Persian Costumes around 1800 1, 2, 3, 4 - by Paola Ragonesi

Persian King - by Annilee in Charlotte

Oasis

Sheik's Tent - from Patty Adamson in Bandera TX, Pattycake Miniatures

Sherazade

Sherazade - QS project by Betty DeWitt

Sabine - by Patricia Rose

 

Blogs

  • Blogs concentrating on the Middle East or categories/labels about it in blogs

 

Groups

  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to the Middle East.

 

Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making Middle Eastern projects.

 

Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for the Middle East in your shop? Add a direct link here.

Hookas - from Nantasy Fantasy

 

 

Books

  • Books about Middle Eastern miniature projects (also books with chapters about it)

Check the book - Making Miniatures by Christiane Berridge - she has a chapter on making an Arabian tent.

 

Instructions for miniatures

Miniature printables

Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with Middle Eastern projects

Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to the Middle East

Links

  • links to sites showing how to make items related to the Middle East

Waterpipe - downloadable PDF instructions Nargile, or Turkish tobacco water pipe (hookah, hubble bubble, sheesha)

Videos

  •  YouTube videos about miniature Middle Eastern projects

 

Research/ Inspiration

HookaH-HookaH - How to make a RL Hookah, Nargile, or Turkish tobacco water pipe (hubble bubble, sheesha)

Historical and period costumes of Iran

Tips/Hints

Ideas about what is needed for Middle Eastern projects

  • links to inspiring pages

John Arthur - romantic fantasy including mermaids, fairies, and Middle East images

  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject

 

 

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