Sto Fildzana – Revisiting 100 Cups

 

One Hundred Cups was my coming out as a student and practitioner of what’s commonly called Tasseography. In the West it mostly refers to Tea Leaf Readings, where as in the Balkans, ME, Russia and Africa coffee grounds are used. Turkish Coffee Cup readings as the art of drinking […]

Thrillist List of Must Visit 2017 Denver Small Businesses includes Silvana Mondo Gallery

Thank you Thrillist and writer Molly Martin for mentioning Silvana Mondo Gallery in this article about Denver’s up and coming small businesses. We thrive and survive on local support.  🙏

Silvana Mondo Gallery
Berkeley
At this eclectic gallery, you can get some answers to life’s tough questions along with a dose of […]

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Turkish Coffee Reading @5280

“I was at Vukadin-Hoitt’s four-month-old gallery, Silvana Mondo, for a Turkish coffee reading ceremony. Vukadin-Hoitt has been reading the bottoms of cups professionally since 2012, but as she says, “I am a natural intuitive and have been, in some form or another, channeling, reading, or guiding since my teens.” Her […]

A Fortunate Pairing

“Inside Silvana Mondo, Silvana Vukadin-Hoitt’s Tennyson Street art and antiques gallery, a low table surrounded by five cushioned stools that are barely higher than the floor itself awaits a group of guests, the tabletop set with a spread of dates, almonds, Turkish delight, a bottle of Bosnian sljivovic plum […]

Your Fortune in a Cup

To schedule a Turkish Coffee cup reading go to www.silvanamondo.com, call 720-739-0399 or visit SilvanaMondo on Facebook.

Tasseomancy, literally means ‘divining or reading the cup’. Today’s practitioners of the art typically interpret patterns in tea leaves or coffee grounds to predict the future. Although tasseomancy has its beginnings along the Mediterranean […]

Balance

BalanceWhat do you imagine when you see these symbols?

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Coffee Rituals

Sometimes I revisit pictures of coffee cups, keepsakes from my therapeutic Tasseology sessions. The cups or fildzani in Bosnian, retain the dark, finely ground coffee at the bottom, and there lie the secrets. This is one way for me to remember the stories.  The cup reveals tales from the subconscious, […]