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Kasım 21, 2020
Star UShak carpet, 17th century, Western Anatolia

Handwoven Carpets of Turkey -3 Western Anatolia

Western Anatolia is a very special place n Turkey, which combines the Hellenistic culture and the Turkmen culture on the same ground. The area is relatively […]
Kasım 19, 2020
Antique Konya Karacadağ-Işıklar carpet, Early 19th century, Central Anatolia

Handwoven Carpets of Turkey – 2 Central Anatolia

Central Anatolia is another cultural and geographic area in which many centers of pile carpet weaving are accumulated. The area inhabited for approximately 10 millenniums had […]
Kasım 19, 2020
Trbal carpet belonging to Reshwan Kurds, 19th century, Eastern Anatolia

Handwoven Carpets of Turkey -1 Eastern Anatolia

Eastern Anatolia has specific geography very suitable to feed sheep and goats and make transhumance. The high altitude of the pastures and the summer rains and […]
Kasım 19, 2020
Women comb the wool Artvin, North-Eastern Turkey

Fiber Culture, The Nomad Way To Use Wool, Goat Hair And Other Fibers On Weavings

The nomads in Turkey have based their culture and traditions mostly on animal feeding and textile production. The nomadic textiles are as much famous as the […]
Kasım 18, 2020
Anatolian Turkmen Black tent view from the outside

Different types of Nomadic Tents in Turkey

Nomads in Turkey had been using different types of tribal tents changing according to ethnicity, economic factors, and historical events. In recent years, changing life conditions […]
Kasım 18, 2020
Antique vanity bag from Cental Turkey Late 19th centrury

Handwoven Nomadic Bags of Turkey

Nomadic bags are a very important part of nomadic weaving culture because it reflects not only the functionality and durability of these objects but tat the […]
Kasım 18, 2020
Camp cooking with legumes and potatoes

Trekkers, what to eat while migrating on The Nomad Way- Turkey

The Nomad Way – Turkey is interestingly different from other trekking/hiking ways in terms of orientation from south to north and therms altitude climbing from the […]
Kasım 17, 2020
Ushak carpet, prayer size, 17th century

Carpets of Turkey Through The History Of Anatolia

Anatolian Peninsula has been inhabited by Turkic tribes since the early 11th century. During the decline of the Seljuk Empire in Iran and increasing Mongol pressure […]
Kasım 17, 2020
Sinanlı Kurdish tribeswoman spinning wool, 1980s Malatya, Eastern Turkey, photo courtesy Josephine Powell. Suna Kıraç Foundation

Interact With Locals, Collecting Memories on The Nomad Way – Turkey

The Nomadic Way Turkey is one of the safest and calm Trekking paths in Turkey and the Middle East. The local people living there is calm, […]
Kasım 17, 2020

The Properties of Turkish Nomadic Black Tent

Turkmens of Anatolia have used the black nomadic tent for more than 300 years. Before Ottomans banned nomads to make animal husbandry in the plains of […]
Kasım 17, 2020
A villager collecting laurel , Southern Turkey

How To Benefit From the Nature on The Nomad Way Turkey

The Nomad Way – Turkey has one of the most diverse floras of the Mediterranean Basin. The trekking route situated from south to north has a […]
Kasım 17, 2020
A father-daughter couple fixing the nomad bags onto a camel before migration, Kahramanmaraş, South-Eastern Turkey, 1980s, Photo courtesy Josephine Powell

Hand-Wavings Belonging to The Nomadic Culture

Turkey has a deep and detailed weaving history and culture. There had been many weaving activities in different regions covering personal needs or having commercial purposes […]