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Iranian Felt-Making Art on Road to UNESCO List

Felt is one of the traditional handicrafts commonly made by nomadic people in Iran. Shahrekord in the country’s southwest, as the hub of felt-making in Iran, is going to be registered by UNESCO as the world’s felt-making city.

Lalejin Potteries: Healthy, Environment-Friendly Souvenir  

The food cooked in metal dishes are not totally healthy as they may release toxic materials.  Potteries, however, are healthy handicrafts in which one can keep foods and water for a long time.
Tourists Paying $1,200 to Buy Each Pair of These Hand-Made Shoes

Tourists Paying $1,200 to Buy Each Pair of These Hand-Made Shoes

A kind of traditional shoe made of leather is currently sewn in northwestern Iran which is not only regarded as an artwork, but is worth hundreds of dollars.

Golestan Palace in Tehran Showcases Its Antique Carpets

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.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: City of Khansar

Khansar, a town in central Iran near the city of Isfahan, is home to various historical and natural attractions.
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Zarif Narrates Story of Iranian Carpet Hung up on UN’s Wall

Iranian foreign minister has recounted the story behind the hanging up of an Iranian carpet adorned with a famous poem by Saadi, the prominent Persian poet, on a wall at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
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59% Increase in Iran’s Handicraft Exports

Iran’s handicraft exports during the past three years show a nearly 60% increase, an Iranian official announced.

Rural Women in Iran Weaving Carpets with Two Silky Sides

Women in Doidokh village in northeastern Iran are well-known for the silk carpets they weave, the majority of which are exported to other countries.
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Traditional Needlework in Southeastern Iran

Needlework is an Iranian art which is very common among the people of Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran.
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2500-Year-Old Iranian Carpet Kept in Russia’s Hermitage Museum

Pazyryk, the oldest Persian carpet which is named after the location of its discovery, is kept in Hermitage Museum of Russia.

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