Handicrafts

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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Iranian Rugs on Display in Cologne Int’l Interiors Show

The National Iranian Carpet Centre has participated for the first time in the Cologne International Interiors Show (imm), whose 69th edition opened on Monday, January 15.

Iran Exports Handmade Carpets to 78 Countries

An Iranian official says over the past two years, Iran has exported hand-woven carpets to 78 countries across the world.

Kazan’s Tatars Warmly Welcome Persian Handicrafts

Iran has held a special exhibition of Persian handicrafts in Kazan, the capital and largest city of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan.

“Iran Holds World Record for Number of Cities Famous for Handicrafts”

An official says Iran ranks first in the world when it comes to the number of registered cities known for their handicrafts.

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