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.

About the Author

Diana Edelman is an avid traveler who recently spent four years living as an expat. Most notably, Diana spent nearly three years in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she worked with Save Elephant Foundation to raise awareness about the realities of elephant tourism. Currently based in Las Vegas, Diana works in many industries as a publicist, social media expert, content creator and journalist. The founder of Vegans, Baby, you can normally find her hanging out at vegan restaurants around town, exploring the beauty of the desert southwest or camped out at a coffee shop banging on a keyboard. The co-founder of the Responsible Travel & Tourism Collective, Diana has spoken at conferences about travel blogging and responsible tourism.

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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