Kazaz (also known as “Kazaziye” or “Kazaz”), is one of the rare and rapidly disappearing handcrafts. It is an ancient craftsmanship and found in Turkey originally. The word, “kazaz” means, the person who produces and/or sells silk yarns. Technique of weaving this beautiful jewelry uses 0.08 or 0.09 millimeter (approximately the thickness of a hair) pure gold or pure silver wire wrapped around either silk or nylon threads. This silver or gold wire becomes very strong and flexible so that it can be woven without breaking. Generally, three different thicknesses are used to make jewelry: Thin for making chains, medium thickness for earrings, and thick for pendants and bracelets. The overall thickness of these wrapped wires are between 0.3mm to 0.5mm.