These Turkish beaded bags are collectors items with designs from the 1970s that to this day are still being produced as part of a long cultural heritage. They originate within prisons, where men learn to string these precious glass beads from Czechoslovakia into intricate patterns that express their love, longing, and spirituality. This bag has had the initials L and K embroidered upon it in honour of the man's partner who wishes to venerate his partner in his work, even while he is in prison.
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