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Istanbul has been mother land for may societies throughout the world history, hence, at every corner of the city it is easy to see the valuable unique heritages of different cultures. With its great history, İstanbul has being a worthy inspiration source for many artists. Also, it is alwasy a wonderful place to people who want to taste colourful lifes. It is obvious that, in order to understand the life style of a city, first you should visit its bazaars.
This blog is serving for the beauties of İstanbul and Turkish ethnic culture. It is dedicated to explain the meanings behind the marks of its traditional goods which are mainly authentic Unique Gifts, Home Decoration, Handmade Jewelry, Oriental Carpets, Kilim Rugs. Now you can browse through Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar – online! Offering the history of high-quality Turkish crafts, home decoration, unique kilim rugs & Oriental carpets, handcrafted jewelry, and much more…
Turkish metal artwork dates as early as the 2nd and 3rd century BC in central Asia. In Anatolia, the oldest existing Seljuk piece of metalwork [Raed More...]
Floral Motifs In Tiles
An important cultural center during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent, the rural town of Iznik (ancient Nicea) nestles on a lakeside in Northwest Turkey [Raed More...]
From the days of the Ottoman Empire through to the present, coffee has played an important role in Turkish lifestyle and culture [Raed More...]
The Art of Turkish Textiles
Turkish fabrics are unique in weaving features, materials used and designs reflecting Turkish taste. Research on the subject identified about six hundred and fifty names such as [Raed More...]
The court records dating from 1526 indicate that there were 90 jewelry artizans in the service of the Sultan. The art of Ottoman jewelry making reached its peak in the 16th century [Read More...]
Oriental Carpets’ Name
Rugs are named generally by the regions they are weave. Each region have their instictive patterns and special colours. Some of them are Bergama, Gonja, Karabagh, Kazak [Read More...]
The Smoke of My Nargile!
The term nargile (hookah ,or water _pipe ) comes from the persian word nargil , which means coconut . Nargiles play an important part in many Eastern cultures [Read More...]
Turkish Evil Eyes
In Turkey, wherever you look, you’ll meet plenty of eyes looking at you. Glass evil eye beads. It is common in the Turkish culture to give a gift of a blue Nazar Boncugu [Read More...]