Although there is not much information available concerning the history of kazaziye history, it is peculiar to Trabzon.


After Trabzon’ being conquered by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1461, managing of the silver mines which are in Gümüşhane, carrying the raw silver to Trabzon Harbour by animals and carrying it from there to İstanbul and other cities by means of ships positively affected the trade of Trabzon. For commemoration Fatih’s conquering Trabzon, silver tables carrying the name of Trabzon are made and hanged before the silver shops in Trabzon.


Kazaziye art is a whip art which has been created by Caucasian artists who came to the Black Sea Reagion with Tsar of Russian in 1914 and who did not go back.


Another thesis claims that the history of kazaziye goes back to Lydia civilization in Mezapotamia.


For kazaziye which is completely hand art 24 grade pure gold and thousand grade pure silver are turned into a fine wire with the thick of 0.08 micron With the help of silver lace which is bounded around this wire, the wire gets thicker. Various parts are taken from this wire completely based on the wire netting art. These small particles are combined and they are turned into accessories. Depending on the designed product, these small pieces are combined and turned into jewelry. Formerly, kazaziye art was used only for rosary tassel, but now it is used for various products such as key holder, gold or silver bracelet or necklace etc.

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