Iran’s handicraft exports during the past three years show a nearly 60% increase, an Iranian official announced.
The workshop provides all the tiles used in mosques and holy places in the northeastern province.
The government has its sights on the extensive promotion of Iranian carpets across the world to help the industry reclaim its past glory.
An exhibition of Iranian handicraft for foreign ambassadors’ wives was kicked off in Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) in Tehran.
A craft as old as 5 millenniums still remains popular and magnificent.
Iran has recently unveiled a carpet on which a message of peace is written in 105 languages and is going to be exhibited at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
The carpet will cover an area of 10,000 square meters in the world’s third largest mosque.
The seven-day event will showcase crafts produced by domestic and foreign artisans.
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:
Kalpouregan in Sistan and Baluchestan province is the only living pottery museum in the world. The female Baluchi artists have saved and kept the...