Working on the book March 2001 – E. Hellmann and Stefano Ionescu: taking the challenge! Handling the rugs prior to washing August 2002 – R. Dinulescu checking the washed rugs. August 2002 – The Altar of the Black Church filled with rugs which are not on display. August 2002 – R. Dinulescu and S. Ionescu taking a look at a unique “Ghirlandaio”. August 2002 – A magic moment: checking the camera for the first shots. A very rare white ground Selendy with “Scorpion” pattern August 2002 – From left: A. Eitel and H. Schneider (Medias Parish) with Pastor Christian Plajer and E. Hellmann (Brasov Parish) checking a Chintamani on Schmutzler’s catalogue. It is surprising how accurate Schmutzler’s catalogue is… April 2003 – Comparing the colors of the carpets against the digital proofs. April 2003 – Vincenzo Selli from Rome, expert in color retouching during a session in the Black Church. A. Boralevi, S. Ionescu, S. Rabinovic and the Wolfs with the full prototype of the book, version April 2004 HALI Fair 2004: Presenting to Daniel Shaffer the final prototype of the book.