Handicrafts

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.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Handicrafts Market in Bandar Torkaman

A popular bazaar of handicrafts is held every Monday in the port city of Bandar Torkaman, north-eastern Iran.

Nickel Silver Crafts; Traditional Art in Western Iran

The art of making beautiful crafts using nickel silver is among the oldest traditions in Lorestan province in western Iran.

Taj-Mir Village; A Centre of Iranian Dolls

Taj-Mir is a village in the Central District of Sarbisheh County of Iran’s South Khorasan Province near the Afghan border. In this village, locals make such beautiful dolls that the place is now considered as the country’s hub of dolls.

Ancient Art of Woodcarving in Northern Iran

Woodcarving is among the oldest arts preserved in coastal provinces of Iran located in the southern side of the Caspian Sea. One of these provinces is Golestan where the abundance of wood has led to a form of woodcarving known as Laktarashi.

Rasht Turns into Iran’s First City of White Nights

The city of Rasht in Gilan province, northern Iran, has been named as the country’s first City of White Nights as part of a nationwide plan implemented by the Tourism organization.

Meenakari; Unique, Ancient Art of Iran’s Isfahan

Meenakari or enamelling is the art of colouring and ornamenting the surface of metals by fusing over it brilliant colours that are decorated in an intricate design.

Fajr Festival of Handicrafts, Traditional Arts Underway in Tehran

The second edition of the Fajr International Handicrafts and Traditional Arts Festival is open to visitors in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Persian Rugs of Sistan Globally Recognized at WIPO

The hand-woven carpets produced in the southeastern Iranian region of Sistan have been registered internationally by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Iran to Display Its Handicrafts in Japan Gift Show

Iranian artists are set to take part in the Gift Show 2018 in the Japanese capital Tokyo.

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