SHADOW SCREEN / KARAGOZ & HACIVAT

Karagoz & Hacivat Inspiration

“Karagöz (meaning blackeye in Turkish) and Hacivat ( shortened in time from “Hacı İvaz” ) are the lead characters of the traditional Turkish shadow play. The central theme of the plays are the contrasting interaction between the two main characters. They are perfect foils of each other: Karagöz represents the illiterate but straightforward public, whereas Hacivat belongs to the educated class, speaking Ottoman Turkish and using a poetical and literary language. Although Karagöz has definitely been intended to be the more popular character with the Turkish peasantry, Hacivat is always the one with a level head…” 

Shadow Screen, Silver Necklace

Shadow Screen

Karagoz, Gold Plated Silver Necklace

Karagoz Necklace

Hacivat, Gold Plated Silver Necklace

Hacivat Necklace

Shadow Screen, Silver Earrings (black)

Shadow Screen Earrings

Shadow Screen, Silver Earrings (white)

Shadow Screen, Silver Earrings (white)

Shadow Screen, Silver Earrings (lilac)

Shadow Screen, Silver Earrings (lilac)

Harmony of Contrast, Silver Earrings (purple & yellow, green & red)

Harmony of Contrast Earrings

Free Spirits, Silver Necklace

Free Spirits, Silver Necklace

Karagöz (Asimetric), Gold Plated Silver Earrings

Karagöz (Asimetric), Silver Earrings

Hacivat  (Asimetric), Gold Plated Silver Earrings

Hacivat  (Asimetric), Silver Earrings

Light, Silver Earrings 

the Light, Earrings

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