TURKISH CRAFTS

Crafts for Sale

Zeynep Kariparduc & Anatolia Turkish Center

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – Canopy B

In Turkey it is customary for women to create a dowry of handmade textiles for their daughters’ wedding while simultaneously teaching handwork skills to their daughters. In Salt Lake’s Turkish community, this traditional continues as does the age-old practice of making jewelry from beads featuring the evil eye – – a charm to ward off bad luck.