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...
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.
Craftsmen in the western town of Lalejin create amazing earthenware graced with delicate and colorful images.
A bus, dubbed Ghasedak, doubles as a portable handicrafts shop, displaying souvenirs from different parts of Iran on its journey.
Iran says it has drawn serious plans to boost exports of hand-woven carpets to the United States, adding that it is already sending about a third of its total global sales to US market. [:es]Irán asegura haber elaborado planes concretos para impulsar las exportaciones de alfombras tejidas a mano a los Estados Unidos, y agregó que cerca de un tercio de sus ventas totales globales, ya están siendo enviadas al mercado estadounidense.
“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 25th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition opened on Monday, August 22, at Tehran’s Permanent International Fairgrounds. Here are Mehr’s photos of the exhibition:
Rouyin is an Iranian village which hosts a complete traditional textile industry, employing more than 300 weaving machines. The village has recently been registered...
Doidukh village of North Khorasan Province has a long history in producing different handicrafts including double-sided silk rug.
Pazyryk, the oldest Persian carpet which is named after the location of its discovery, is kept in Hermitage Museum of Russia.