Socially-Conscious Turkish Souvenirs at Nahıl Gift Shop (Yabangee)

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There comes a time for all of us when we have to purchase Turkish souvenirs for curious kith and kin back home. To get them their fix of evil eyes and olive oil soaps, I used to have to trek out to the Grand Bazaar or Galata. Besides these places being crowded and hectic, I always felt a tinge of guilt and unease with the racks of identical knick-knacks. Where are these products made? What kind of working conditions are they supporting? In an era of globalization, I think many of us, not just me, wonder whether our nazarlık were actually made in Turkey or were assembled in a far-off factory.

That’s why I was so glad to find Nahıl Gift Shop…

Read more at Yabangee: Socially-Conscious Turkish Souvenirs at Nahıl Gift Shop.

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One thought on “Socially-Conscious Turkish Souvenirs at Nahıl Gift Shop (Yabangee)

  1. UM August 26, 2014 / 2:44 am

    My evil eye will work even better from Nahil!

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