The pattern on the 3rd Culture peshtemal was created using the Adinkra symbol Mmere Dane and the Chintemani motif. Mmere Dane, is the Adinkra symbol of change and symbolizes the dynamic nature of life. The Chintemani is used to represent power, force and courage in Turkish decorative arts. Peshtemals are traditionally used in Turkish baths. They can also be used as towels at the beach, by the pool or at home.