Shebeke (Shabak) Windows

Picturesque located in the Greater Caucasus, the city of Sheki is famous for its Shebeke windows, ornate stained-glass windows in wooden frames, as they adorn the city’s most famous building, the Khansaray. The art of Shebeke windows originated in the 18th century when traders exchanged spices for Murano glass from Italy. Here, pieces of mosaic made of glass are fitted into wooden frames made of chestnut or walnut wood without the use of nails or glue.