• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • You already know Dokkio is an AI-powered assistant to organize & manage your digital files & messages. Very soon, Dokkio will support Outlook as well as One Drive. Check it out today!



Page history last edited by Linda McD 8 years, 7 months ago

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



Designs and Ideas

Egyptian Roombox - by Sherise Landrey


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


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


Sherazade - QS project by Betty DeWitt

Sabine - by Patricia Rose



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



  • 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 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 that go well with Middle Eastern projects

Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to the Middle East


  • 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)


  •  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


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



Hits since 12 Oct 2009: 

Share Bookmark and Share

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.