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Turkish Traditional Arts and Crafts

Traditional arts and crafts have formed a rich mosaic with the cultural heritage of the different civilizations which were coming from the thousand years of history of the Anatolia. Here are the marvelous and extraordinary traditional Turkish handicrafts. Ceramics and tiles, carpets and kilims, marbling, calligraphy, illumination and gilding, miniature work, wood carving.

Turkish Handmade Products

Turkish Handmade Products

Turkish Handmade Products

Turkish handmade products such as lacework (Turkish oya), embroidery and handmade dolls have a very important place in Turkey's traditional handicrafts.

Turkish Handmade Products
Turkish Ceramics and Tiles

Turkish Ceramics and Tiles

Turkish Ceramics and Tiles

The art of Turkish tiles and ceramics which developed in Anatolia reached its highest level of technique and aesthetic especially during the Seljuk and Ottoman periods.

Turkish Ceramics and Tiles
Turkish Carpets and Kilims

Turkish Carpets and Kilims

Turkish Carpets and Kilims

Turkish carpets and kilims are in the most valuable collections of museums and collectors in the world, also possession of a Turkish carpet is regarded as a status symbol.

Turkish Carpets and Kilims
Traditional Turkish Craftsmanship

Traditional Turkish Craftsmanship

Traditional Turkish Craftsmanship

Turkey has a long history about traditional craftsmanship. Traditional craftsmanship in Turkey is perhaps the most tangible manifestation of traditional Turkish handicrafts.

Traditional Turkish Craftsmanship
Turkish Ottoman and Islamic Art

Turkish Ottoman and Islamic Art

Turkish Ottoman and Islamic Art

Turkish Ottoman and Islamic art is one of the most important part of the culture of Turkey which are still produced in many areas of the country.

Turkish Ottoman and Islamic Art