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  • ladymorwenna
    ... As I remember from my trip to Istanbul, we usually paid something like 2/3 of the asking price of stuff, even in the stores with no haggling signs. The
    Message 1 of 4 , May 30, 2002
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      > My sister in law is in Turkey right now. She wants to buy e some
      > silk. She has asked me the gong rate for Turkish silk here in the
      > USA. She has to go out to merchant booths and haggle with the
      > venders :) She wishes to make sure she gets a good buy???
      >
      > Isabella

      As I remember from my trip to Istanbul, we usually paid something like
      2/3 of the asking price of stuff, even in the stores with "no
      haggling" signs. The only silk I bought was a bandana-sized scarf
      trimmed with oya (Turkish needlelace) for about $16.

      --Morwenna
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