Women in Doidokh village in northeastern Iran are well-known for the silk carpets they weave, the majority of which are exported to other countries.
People in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, weave mats or wicker mats by palm leaf fibers.
An Iranian surgeon and entrepreneur says the country should prepare the grounds for attracting medical tourists who would like to receive VIP services.
Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) said the country, as one of the three global handicrafts hubs, holds world’s first rank in many handicrafts such as carpet-weaving, woodcarving, and wood inlaying.
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.”
The government has its sights on the extensive promotion of Iranian carpets across the world to help the industry reclaim its past glory.
Pazyryk, the oldest Persian carpet which is named after the location of its discovery, is kept in Hermitage Museum of Russia.
The residents of the city of Jiroft in the southeastern Iranian province of Kerman weave the leaves of palm tree and create very beautiful handicrafts.
An exhibition of rugs woven by tribal people has opened in Arak, the capital of Markazi Province. More than 150 items aged between 30 and...
Anbaran village in Astara in the northern province of Gilan, has developed into a handicraft village, said the deputy head of Gilan Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.