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GLASS BEADS

Traditional Anatolian glass bead making is a living folk tradition going back thousands of years. It has survived with its almost magical methods of manipulating glass, turning it into whimsical beads with superstitious powers against evil or envious eyes.

Reference: Kucekerman, Onder. Glass Beads. Istanbul: Turkish Touring and Automobile Association, 1988.

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