Hagia Sophia

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Noun1.Hagia Sophia - a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
Constantinople, Istanbul, Stamboul, Stambul - the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church
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Acar's exhibits displayed, until now, themes and symbols including caftans, tulips, roses, pomegranates, whirling dervishes, eastern icons, scripts, calligraphic art and beautiful representations of the city of Istanbul with its famous Hagia Sophia church.
She pointed out that the city has officially submitted its candidature and added that by 2019, Sofia will have completed several culture projects that had been started, like the Central mineral bath and the necropolis under the Hagia Sophia Church.
Each one is handcrafted from 24K, 18K yellow and rose gold, sterling silver with uniquely cut gemstones and antique cut diamonds that are inspired by the Blue Mosque from 17th century, the 6th century Hagia Sophia Church, the Topkapi Palace from 15th century and many of Sevam's childhood memories.