Traditional festive ‘gümüş başlık’ (silver headgear) from the Urfa region. Mid-20th century. Small silver plaquettes, turquoise, silver ‘tepelik’ (round cover of the hat), chains, late-Ottoman coins; imitation-hair in ‘ibrişim’ (thick black silk threads). (Source: ‘Tarihi Türk Kadın Kıyafetleri’, Istanbul 1986).
Designer Nicholas Heckaman of The Ring Tree meticulously handcrafts detailed rings out of US coins. The Gainesville, Florida-based designer first discovered his skill when he was looking for the perfect ring to propose to his girlfriend with. He managed t
Industrial House Numbers Is it time to replace your house number sign? This project is very simple and easy yet brilliant. It is creative and also a more secure sign that can survive a typhoon. (My old house number was destroyed by a strong one two yea