How the Crimean Tatar ornament Ornek got into UNESCO

An important episode in the revival of embroidery was Mamut Churlu’s acquaintance with embroiderer Zuleikha Bekirova, who knew the unique technology of double-sided embroidery that was considered lost. Zuleikha Bekirova taught 12 master embroiderers, and told about the meaning of some of the ornek symbols.