This needlework is specific to the Aegean region of Anatolia. It used to be used by the brave men of that region who were called Efe, Zeybek. It is originally called “Efe Oyası” or “Zeybek Oyası” These are more than 50 years old. The most significant characteristics are the sizes and the colors. The sizes are bigger than the traditional ones and the colors are selected from nature of Aegean region. It is completely hand made and the yarn is hadn dye.