Art of telkari exhibited in New York

NEW YORK (CIHAN)- Art of Telkari, a delicate type of silver work produced by talented master craftsmen, has been on show for New Yorkers since 1980 thanks to a family who migrated from Turkey to New York.

Abit Çoban who lived in Istanbul with his family migrated to New York with his family in 1980. In New York Çoban family did not give up their job, art of telkari and opened a shop in the city.

Since then, art of telkari has been on show in New York. Speaking to Cihan news agency, Çoban said people show great interest to their art and they find handmade accessories more valuable than fabricated ones.