The carpet business in
Turkey deserves to be termed Byzantine these
days, what with carpets made in other countries—China, Bangladesh, India—of synthetic fibers and industrial
dyes being sold as "authentic
Navigating a carpet purchase can be
as complicated as getting married,
and the outcome as uncertain.
there are so many uncertainties in the Turkish
carpet business, and because I can't
be sure how a purchase will proceed—or
end—I do not recommend particular
shops or dealers.