Yadollah Rahmani, an official from the Fars governorate general for the coordination of economic affairs and resource development, said that according to official Custom House statistics, the province has exported $40m of handicrafts and hand woven carpets in the past year 1394 (March 2015-16).
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:
The Bazaar of Tabriz is a historical market situated in the middle of Tabriz, Iran. It is one of the oldest bazaars in the...
An analysis of structural techniques and designs shows that Zilu, although looking like a simple hand-woven thread rug, has a profound cultural richness and depth of thought.
An exhibition of antique carpets and rugs belonging to the historical Golestan Palace in the Iranian capital is underway in the palace for the first time.
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 Iranian handicrafts artisan says the construction of the world's largest Khatam (Inlaid work) frame will be finished in the summer of 2018.
A bus, dubbed Ghasedak, doubles as a portable handicrafts shop, displaying souvenirs from different parts of Iran on its journey.
Iran is bent on taking out patents on its world-famous carpet motifs.
The diversity of handicrafts in Iran is so high that preparing a list of them can take too long; however, it is a well-known fact that Iranian handmade carpets always sit atop the list.