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Austria’s First Lady visits Tehran Carpet Museum (PHOTOS)

The Austrian President along with his wife and a large economic delegation is in Iran on a three-day official visit.
Qatar to Host Iranian Art Exhibition

Qatar to Host Iranian Art Exhibition

An exhibition of Iranian marquetry art is going to be held in Qatar within the next few days.

Iran to ship carpets to US ‘directly’ soon[:es] Irán exporta directamente alfombras a Estados...

Iran says it will start direct exports of its traditional hand-woven carpets to the United States from early 2017. [:es]Irán informó que iniciará las exportaciones directas de sus tradicionales alfombras tejidas a mano a Estados Unidos a partir de principios de 2017.

Iran’s Handicrafts in Photos: Ancient Art of Qalamkari

Qalamkari or Kalamkari is a beautiful type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, mostly produced in Iran and India.

Local Women in Iran Make a Living by Carpet Weaving

Women in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in the southwestern part of Iran, dexterous at weaving carpets, earn a living by using their art.

Iranian Artisan Uses Scrap Metal to Make Lovely Statues

Bahram Ashofteh, a highly talented Iranian craftsperson, has managed to turn scrap metal leftovers into very beautiful statues.
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Local dolls narrate joys, sorrows of rural women (PHOTOS)

These dolls are environment friendly and carry rich cultural values.

French Start-up Promoting Iranian Handmade Shoes “Giveh”

A French start-up has started introducing Giveh, one of the oldest and simplest kind of shoes Iranian know, to the world.

Anbaran Village rich in handicrafts

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.

Kilim-Weaving; A 400-Year-Old Iranian Art

While Iranians have been weaving Kilim, a traditional type of rug, for the past 400 years, the art of making these handicrafts is just going to be internationally recognized after being registered by the World Crafts Council.

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