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Sultanahmet Crafts

Proprietor Şeref Özen has one of the best collections in Istanbul of antique and vintage tribal carpets, flatweaves, and textiles—primarily Central Asian rugs, tie-dyed ikats, and embroidered suzanis, though there are also some Turkish and Persian pieces—at his main shop not far from the Arasta Bazaar. An adjacent shop (at No. 15) sells a specially designed collection of colorful pieces made mainly from felt, including hats, slippers, pillowcases, and decorative items—perfect for anyone looking to pick up a unique souvenir or gift.

Crafts Antiques & Collectibles

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Küçükayasofya Cad. 19
Istanbul, Istanbul  Turkey

212-638–6450

www.cocoonchic.com

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