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The art of Turkish ceramics developed in Anatolia in the earliest ages of the region, and plays a very important role in Turkey’s history and culture. A big part of the fascination with Turkish ceramics is the strength of the shell. Turkish ceramics can hold good condition and their color for centuries. As the culture shifted from the 15th and 17th centuries during the Ottoman Empire, colors of ceramics became more bold and distinctive, with clearer outlines and shapes.


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How was ceramics mostly used back then?

During 16th century, ceramics were not only used for decoration but also to assist in building and formulating a design for plain surfaces. Tile making, brick production, and roof production all have creative groups that are considered branches of ceramics.


Source: Turkey Travel Planner