I can't recall the name of this shop I went to, not to buy anything, but to admire and get quick lessons on Iznik tiles. It's owned by German and the proprietor has been kind enough to explain to me the process despite knowing I'm not buying anything.
The products range from cheap machine-made tiles (from China, where else?!), as well as handmade ones patterned after indigenous designs.
DO NOT FORGET TO VISITING THE TILE SHOP IN MEDRESE OF SULEYMAN PASA. LALEZAR ATR WORKSHOP IS A GOOD ONE. OWNER IS ALSO DRAWING AND PAINTING TILES. HER NAM IS EMEL OZCAN. SHE'S FRIENDLY AND LOVELY. YOU CAN FIND A LARGE AND NICE COLLECTION OF IZNIK TILES THERE. ALSO YOU CAN HAVE JEWELLERY MADE OF IZNIK TILES IN HER SHOP.
TEL:Lalezar Sanat Atölyesi, 0224 757 81 09 IZNIK
Süleyman Paþa Medresesi’ndeki çini atölyelerine uðramadan Ýznik’ten ayrýlmayýn. Lalezar Sanat Atölyesi’nden Emel Özcan ile çinilerin renkli dünyasýna bir gezinti yapýn. Lalezar Sanat Atölyesi, 0224 757 81 09
What to buy: DISHES, EWERS, WALL TILES, JEWELLERY, VASES ect ALL MADE OF IZNIK TILES.
If you wanna know more about Iznýk Tiles, the book below will help you.
Iznik,the Pottery of Ottoman Turkey
Authors:Nurhan Atasoy and Julian Raby
Yanni Petsopoulos (ed.)
The first comprehensive survey devoted to the ceramic vessels of Iznik, whose quality, stunning designs, elegant forms and rich colours have had a profound impact on European taste. Based on many years of research, this study establishes for the first time a firm typology and chronology for these wares and fully documents every distinct group. The material has been assembled from all the major public and private collections throughout the world and reveals many hitherto unknown treasures.
third reprint 1999
Other Editions: Turkish, 1989
French, 1990 & 1996
What to pay: TILES ARE CHEAP VERY CHEAP