Most Lezgians marry within their own clans, and the elderly women are very influential in such decisions. The Lezgian women are famous throughout the Caucasus for their woven carpets and delicious bakeries. These fine carpets can be easily recognized by their geometrical designs. As all people in the world, their bread is considered to be the main food staple. One of the most famous types of bread is Khran Fu, which you can find on every Lezgi's table.
The economy in this region is primarily based on food processing (meat, cheese, butter), leather working, and textile production. Most households survive from family member’s remittances sent from Russia; according to one journalist, the majority of the working population is in Russia. All family ethnic groups have strong marriage, family ties and trade relations with Dagestan, Russia.