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Public Education Center of Beypazari

Public Education Center of Beypazari is an adult education center connected to the government and located in Beypazari. The Institution has provided many courses since 1987, so tihs education center is so experienced that it has educated many adults and children for many years. Now it has developed and inludes 1 multiple-aimed workshop, 2 workshop, 4 study rooms, 7 directory rooms... The most important one is that it has started to protect and teach artworks which are about to be forgotten since 2001. Adults learn our traditional arts and they earn the money they need to live for this aim. Now let's check what they are doing in that center...

1- Silk Headscarfs: It is a traditional weaving type of Beypazari. It is a fully handwoven headscarf type and has a special meaning for people in Beypazari. In old times, when brides were newly married, they would go to visit their parents with that white and silk headscarf.

2- Shawl Weaving: Shawl is the name of square fabric garment or wrapper used especially as a covering for head or shoulders. Ladies usually like them and buy for cold days...

3- Blankets: Siirt is a city which is famous for its blankets made of Angora goats' wool. It is made in this institution because its raw metarial is obtained from Ankara (Ankara goats)...

4- Natural Dying Techniques: They use natural dyes obtained from roots, nuts, flowers and insects to dye yarns. Wallnut cover is the most known natural dye which gives green colour to the yarns.

5- Filigree Art (Silver Work): Beypazari is especially famous for its silver works. Filigree (Telkari) is a jewel work of a delicate kind made with twisted threads usually of gold and silver. If you wanna see the process of how they do it, you can download our presentation...

6- Handmade Rugs: All oriental rugs are hand-knotted on a webbing by the warp and weft threads. Attached to the top and bottom of the loom, warp threads run vertically through the rug. Weft threads run horizontally through the rug and are used to secure the knots.If you wanna all the process with explanation, you can download our presentation about rugs...


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