Basing on the results of the academic research Project that is supported by TUBİTAK “The Relationship between Craftsmanship, Design, and Innovation in the Context of Intangible Cultural Heritage as the Source of Creative Economy: The ‘Living Human Treasure’ ıf Grand Bazaar” conducted between 2013 and 2015, Gem and Craft: In Pursuit of the Artisans of Grand Bazaar, was created under curatorship of Assoc.Prof.Dr. Yonca Kösebay Erkan and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ayşe Elif Coşkun Orlandi. The exhibition and the catalogue were designed to offer a modern perspective on jewelry design by unveiling the mystery of the workshops of the last generation of masters that continue to produce using traditional techniques and contribute infinitely to the character and essence of Kapalıçarşı jewelry-making.
141 pages, Turkish/English, February 2017