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Crochet earings with fish

Crochet earrings

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Each of these handmade earrings has a tiny crochet fish made with oya lace technique. On top is a small seed beads connected with silver tone wire.

The colour options of these lovely fish earrings are; yellow, pink and green. A very convenient gift for your beloved ones who keep the inner child alive.

Please see additional information for Oya Lace Technique.

Additional Information

Oya Lace Technique:

he history of the decorative edging known in Europe as ‘Turkish lace’ is thought to date back as far as the 8th century B.C. to the Phrygians of Anatolia. Some sources indicate that needlework spread from 12th century Anatolia to Greece and from there via Italy to Europe. Traditionally, the headdresses and scarves women wore on their heads, the printed cloths, and prayer and funeral head coverings were decorated with various kinds of oya, which was also used on undergarments, to adorn outer garments, around the edges of towels and napkins and as a decorative element in many other places. In the Aegean region even men’s headdresses were decked with layers of oya. Oya edging, which appears all over Anatolia in various forms and motifs, has different names depending on the means employed: needle, crochet hook, shuttle, hairpin, bead, tassel to name just a few. Sewing needle oya is a variety that was produced by affluent, aristocratic, urban women. The most beautiful examples of such oya, which was usually made with a sewing needle using silk thread, were produced in the Ottoman Palace.

These crocheted chain necklaces are handmade by  a number of local women in corporate context. This keeps for the region retain distinctive beautiful traditional handicrafts and of course creats a branch of income for the women from rural villages.

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