Daily Wanderlust: artisans in Turkey

Written by on April 10, 2012 in Destinations - 6 Comments

Turkey is known for many of its handcrafted items — rugs particularly. However, on this trip, I stopped at a factory that created ceramics. These intricately painted items are sold throughout the country and feature beautiful patterns and pictures.

Here, a girl painstakingly outlines the design of a plate in a factory just outside of Fethiye.

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Diana Edelman is a travel writer and expat currently residing in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She is a former career breaker and long term solo traveler. Today, she helps promote responsible elephant tourism and is the co-founder of #RTTC, a weekly chat on Twitter focusing on responsible tourism. When she isn’t writing, Diana handles the PR and social media for Save Elephant Foundation, which runs the popular Elephant Nature Park. Her writing as appeared in About.com, Thought Catalog, The Huffington Post, Matador Network, Travel + Escape, Luna Luna, Vegas Seven, World Nomads, Viator, CheapOair, OneTravel and more.

6 Comments on " Daily Wanderlust: artisans in Turkey "

  1. Steffi April 10, 2012 at 7:57 pm · Reply

    beautiful; you make me miss Turkey so much!

    • Diana April 12, 2012 at 2:48 pm · Reply

      You’ll just have to go back!! And, thank you :)

  2. Reg of The Spain Scoop April 11, 2012 at 1:26 am · Reply

    Yep! I can see that plate going nicely in my flat!

    • Diana April 12, 2012 at 2:45 pm · Reply

      Ha! You, too?? I love it!

  3. Andi of My Beautiful Adventures April 11, 2012 at 4:53 am · Reply

    Those plates are beautiful!

    • Diana April 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm · Reply

      You should see the finished product! Amazing!

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