Women in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in the southwestern part of Iran, dexterous at weaving carpets, earn a living by using their art.
The historical city of Isfahan in central Iran is the country’s first city to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) by virtue of its crafts and arts.
An exhibition of Iranian marquetry art is going to be held in Qatar within the next few days.
The World Crafts Council has registered the Iranian cities of Marivan and Sirjan as well as the village of Kalpourgan for their well-known handicrafts.
The Thai capital of Bangkok is hosting an exhibition of Iranian handmade carpets titled “From the Finest Thai Silk to the Masterpiece of Persian Carpet.”
A top Iranian carpet official has, in an interview with IFP News, discussed a range of issues including the ongoing carpet fair in Tehran and the features that distinguish the Iranian handmade carpets from those produced in other countries.
A senior Iranian MP says the Parliament will do its best to help reinforce the export of Iran’s handmade carpets to global markets.
An Iranian official says a total of 730 domestic companies are expected to take part in the 26th edition of the world’s largest handmade carpet exhibition which is scheduled to open in Tehran on August 23.
A top Iranian official says the Islamic Republic exports $250 million worth of handicrafts each year.
An Iranian surgeon and entrepreneur says the country should prepare the grounds for attracting medical tourists who would like to receive VIP services.