Turkish Consulate General
Turkish Ceramics and Tiles:
Turkish ceramics and tiles have their roots in Central Asia and date back to 8th and 9th centuries. After settling in Anatolia (1071), Turks combined their techniques with the Anatolian methods of different civilizations, which made ceramics since the first ages.
Art of Copper Work:
Copper working is widespreadly exercised throughout Türkiye today. Gaziantep, Mardin and Diyarbakır are the provinces, well known with their coppersmith bazaars.
Evil Eye Bead
In Türkiye, evil eye bead is the most widespread item which was used to become protected from negative energy. The people attach evil eye beads on their children and loved ones to protect them. The evil eye beads are generally hung out at homes and offices for good fortune.