Working Lives Turkey: Blacksmith


Erol Gurban makes his living from Turkey's love affair with kebabs.

He doesn't own a restaurant or sell kebabs from a street stall however - he makes the skewers that the meat-lovers' favourite comes on.

He did not choose to become a blacksmith, but after 45 years making the skewers, he has nothing but enjoyment for his job.

"I love doing this. If I retire, I know I will feel empty," he says.

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