Avedis Kendir; a gift from İstanbul to the World He started creating his own toys when he was child. He always loved turning pieces of his imagination into reality. He stepped into the Grand Bazaar when he was only 10 years old. After half a century, he is still dreaming in the sparkling world of jewellery. The hands that crafted toys are now creating precious pieces for Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom, Japan's Empress and many Hollywood A-listers.