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.

“Chador Shab” Weaving in Northern Iranian Village

Qassemabad village in Roodsar County, Gilan Province, is internationally known for its traditional costumes. However, the Chador Shab, a kind of homemade outer garment...

Handicraft Expo Breaks Record

The sales of items crafted by Iranian artisans in the 26th Iran Handicrafts Exhibition broke the record set last year.

“Jing Jelang” – Baluchestan Shoes for the Wealthy

“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”

Tehran Hosts International Handicrafts Exhibition

The 26th National Exhibition and Fifth International Exhibition of Handicrafts took place from May 25-29 in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Complex (Mosalla). The...

UNIDO Ready to Promote Hamedan Leather Industry

Mohammad Babaei, a representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, said on Tuesday May 10 that UNIDO is ready to cooperate with Hamedan Province to help promote its leather industry.

Iran exports handmade carpets to US worth $9.4 million

The Head of the Handmade Carpet Office in the Fars Industry, Mine and Trade Organization said that $9.4m of handmade carpets have already been exported to US markets.

Isfahan to host general assembly of World Crafts Council

Isfahan has been chosen as the host city for the general assembly of the World Crafts Council (WCC), an Iranian official told reporters, speaking in Mashhad on Tuesday.

Three Valuable Carpets from Kerman Go under the Hammer at Christie’s

Payamema: London’s Christie’s auction house is set to auction three valuable carpets from Kerman. In the past few years, Sotheby’s has sold various Persian artefacts, the most famous of which was a carpet from Kerman for a price of $33.8m.

Asia-Pacific Meeting in Iran to Pave Way for Handicrafts Export

A senior Iranian official said that the holding of the 7th Asia-Pacific Forum in Iran could pave the way for boosting exports of Iranian handicrafts to foreign countries.

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