Tehran Hosts Exhibition of Handicraft for Wives of Foreign Ambassadors

An exhibition of Iranian handicraft for foreign ambassadors’ wives was kicked off in Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) in Tehran.
Iran carpet Rasam Arabzadeh

United States Is a Major Destination of Iran’s Handwoven Carpets

An Iranian businessman says that Americans purchase 10% of handmade carpets exported by Iran.

Iran to Boost Foothold in US Carpet Market

Iran says it has drawn serious plans to boost exports of hand-woven carpets to the United States, adding that it is already sending about a third of its total global sales to US market.

Iran to ship carpets to US ‘directly’ soon

Iran says it will start direct exports of its traditional hand-woven carpets to the United States from early 2017.

Historic Bazaar of Tabriz in Northwestern Iran

The Bazaar of Tabriz is a historical market situated in the middle of Tabriz, Iran. It is one of the oldest bazaars in the...

25th Handmade Carpet Exhibition Kicks Off in Tehran

The 25th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition opened on Monday, August 22, at Tehran’s Permanent International Fairgrounds. Here are Mehr’s photos of the exhibition:    
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Hand-Woven Carpets of Iran’s Qom and Shiraz: Unique Taste, Common Roots

The diversity of handicrafts in Iran is so high that preparing a list of them can take too long; however, it is a well-known fact that Iranian handmade carpets always sit atop the list.
Turkmen Rug

Turkmen Rugs Hand-Woven by Iranian Women

Turkmen rug (or carpet) is a type of handmade floor-covering textile traditionally originating in Central Asia. Iranian Turkmen girls and women weave fantasy into...

Fars Province Sold $40m Handicrafts Last Year

Yadollah Rahmani, an official from the Fars governorate general for the coordination of economic affairs and resource development, said that according to official Custom House statistics, the province has exported $40m of handicrafts and hand woven carpets in the past year 1394 (March 2015-16).

Precious Quran Manuscript to Be Unveiled

One of the most precious manuscripts of the holy Quran will be unveiled during the 24th International Holy Quran Exhibition, in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani.

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