How To Bag a Turkish Carpet

This article, published in 2006 in the magazine of Princess Cruises (Journeys), gives a need-to-know presentation of the tactics one should follow when trying to buy a Turkish carpet- not merely to be harassed into shops and plied with tea, and then made to feel like you’ve killed someone’s dog if you leave without buying something.

I still do recommend Ethnicon in the Grand Bazaar, as mentioned below. When you go there and see all the media clippings proudly affixed to the wall, you will see that I am not the only one to have liked them.

How to bag a Turkish carpet- Journeys- Chris Deliso