An Iranian businessman says that Americans purchase 10% of handmade carpets exported by Iran.
The exhibition which also includes Iranian dishes and traditional music has been warmly welcomed by Iranian, Turkish and foreign visitors.
“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”
The seven-day event will showcase crafts produced by domestic and foreign artisans.
An exhibition of Iranian handicraft for foreign ambassadors’ wives was kicked off in Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) in Tehran.
One of the most precious manuscripts of the holy Quran will be unveiled during the 24th International Holy Quran Exhibition, in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani.
A bus, dubbed Ghasedak, doubles as a portable handicrafts shop, displaying souvenirs from different parts of Iran on its journey.
People in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, weave mats or wicker mats by palm leaf fibers.
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:
Khansar, a town in central Iran near the city of Isfahan, is home to various historical and natural attractions.