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Legendary jeweler designer make diamonds lover to trees.

ERZURUM (CyHAN)- Mehmet Turan, a Jewelry master or can be described as lapidary from eastern Turkish province of Erzurum, is widely known with his extraordinary earring, necklace and rings designs which he produce them by processing jewelry such as diamond and brilliant on frame is made chestnut tree. Matchless designs can only be found in his store due to he don't produce second copy of his designs.

Turan has been dealing with jewelry in the historical TaE- May-azalar Bazaar in Yakutiye district of Erzurum since 43 years. In his 19 square-meter working place, Turan attracting big interest with its unique jewel designs produced by him as tailor-made. Both precious diamonds and brilliants enliven in his ingenious hands. Talented jeweler differ himself with its unique wood and jewel composition glamorize clients. Meticulously chosen chestnut woods turn into fairy-tale ornamentation with Turan's magical touches. Incomparable rings, earrings and necklaces are produced spontaneously carries the distinctive designs of old master.

Mehmet Turan also has a special costumer mass who prefers talented master for his heavenly products are made with the combination of precious diamonds and chestnut trees. Complaining the mass production, Turan says, this kind of mass-production ruling out the tailor-made products. Despite dealing with his profession as hobby, Turan however complains people who attain less regard artisans.

"In fact I used to make my profession in Istanbul. But due to home sick I returned back to Erzurum. In 1972, I started my profession. My apprenticeship and semiskilled rating lasted 10 years and then I went to another city to make my military service there. After the military, I worked one more year in my jewelry expert and then returned back to Erzurum. I have different work of art which can be described as personal, private or tailor made. None of my designs have any second copy. I reflect my feeling to my works. I also use alternative materials like ebony-tree and belaying cleat in my designs," noted Turan.

My client profile is women, who have no economic problem. "Most of my clients are women. Even if they demand the second copy I don't accept to produce the second copy," noted talented jewelry.


Tuesday, April 05, 2016 SOURCE CyHAN

-Var of TaE- May-azalar Bazaar

-Var of jeweler store of Mehmet Turan

-Var of the ring, necklace and earrings on the show case

-Var of Mehmet Turan looking the products with his clients

-Var of Mehmet Turan while giving some information about to products to his client

-Var of rings around the finger of Turan

-Var of Turan working on wooden materials

-Var of Turan giving some information about the ring produced by him

-Var of Turan standing in front of the show case

DURATION: 05: 32

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Date:Apr 5, 2016
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