Day archives: April 18th, 2019

Kutina – Faience from Komitas’ Homeland

Kutina – Faience from Komitas’ Homeland

Kutina (also Kotyaion) was a city in historical Western Armenia. Now, it is called Kütahya. To us, Armenians, this city is better known as the birthplace of great composer Komitas. The inhabitants of Kutina were engaged in ceramics and the manufacture of earthenware products. Armenians and Greeks have been working in the 34 artisan blocks …