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Kazaziye, (also known as “Kazazlık” or “Kazaz”), is a Turkish jewelry making technique. Kazaziye is a historical technique from the Caucasus. Kazaziye is a local art from the northern Turkish city Trabzon. Kazaziye made by hand with only 1000 carat silver or 24 carat gold. The exact history of Kazaz is not well-known, however, it is said that this art was born in Mesopotamia area by Lydians in 2800 BC and later spread north to Anatolia.[1][2][3][4] [5]

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  2. ^ "Cornucopia Magazine".
  3. ^ "Learning something New".
  4. ^ http://www.youth-time.eu/life/jewelry-design-and-photography-a-meeting-point-of-the-creative-spirit
  5. ^ "9. Uluslararası Geleneksel Sanatçılar Buluşması".