Anatolian Artisans


Congratulations to finalists of the first AnArt design competition!

The top four winners were selected from among 14 semi-finalists. And the winners are:

First Prize : DENIZ KARGI - Collection DROPS OF TULIP
Second Prize : KIVANC BULU - Collections CAPE T DIEM
Third Prize : ALPER OKCU - Collections KARANFIL, BAHAR
Special Mention : JUDITH F. SZEKI - Collection READY TO RIDE
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Anatolian Artisans supports the efforts of Ark of Crafts to provide a gateway between the world at large and our local artisans in Turkey creating one of a kind hand-made arts and crafts. The online global store features master artisans' creations of traditional and contemporary jewelry, textiles, ceramics, glass and much more. Please visit:

Click here to read Yildiz Yagci's article that appeared in the Hand/Eye Magazine about the new kilim weaving group at Van. Click here to read about it.


Anatolian Artisans is a non-profit organization that empowers low-income artisans of Turkey by celebrating the connection between culture and development.