Education Center of Beypazari
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
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...