Fehmi Yavuz was born in Eskişehir in 1967 and finished primary school. He started working at Meerschaum stone workshop. Later he began working beside his brother and learned how to carve this stone. For the past 15 years Yavuz has been working on Meerschaum stones and making beautiful decorative objects such as chessmen, beads, pipes and boxes. All pieces are artistic works: with delicate workmanship, he carves historical portraits, dragons, lions and eagles out of Meerschaum stone. Yavuz has served as a director in the Craftsmen Association of Meerschaum stone for 2 years.