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Eight Edge Turkish Hats

Turkish culture is affected from a variety of hats from ancient Turkish nomad times to new republic times mostly depending on the age. After several types of Turkish hats, the popular hat was found as Eight Edge in Anatolia after new republic foundation. Let’s check the details for this “Eight Edge” Turkish hat.

The city source of “Eight Edge” Turkish hat is Elazig where is located at East Anatolian region with 1 km altitude. Most of the original producers are located there and one of them already patented this hat design. These producers are distributing “Eight Edge” Turkish hats to all over Turkey and exported markets. While the popularity of “Eight Edge” Turkish hats is being reduced in Turkey year by year, export markets interests are being increased. It’s very common to have a “Eight Edge” Turkish hat news in media to make public aware of its meaning and importance for Anatolia to increase the domestic demand in annual basis.

“Eight Edge” Turkish hat is a symbol in Anatolia with very important meanings. Each edge carry a meaning from personality traits:

  • Patriotism
  • Bravery
  • Courageousness
  • Generosity
  • Youthfulness
  • Humbleness
  • Honesty
  • Hospitableness

As these meanings are very important for Anatolian people, the oldest hat producer of Turkey states that it was not possible to visit around Anatolia without this hat. It was taken as disrespect to people where visited.

Production of “Eight Edge” Turkish hat has been taken 3 hours. It’s completely hand-maded in original producers and the capacity is very limited due to having less craftmans. The most popular colours are blue, grey, white, beige and black but also different tonnes of these colours are possible for personal selections. Design pattern of the hat can be flat, shaded or lined.

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