Iran’s handicraft exports during the past three years show a nearly 60% increase, an Iranian official announced.
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.
Needlework is an Iranian art which is very common among the people of Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran.
Pazyryk, the oldest Persian carpet which is named after the location of its discovery, is kept in Hermitage Museum of Russia.
Iran has recently unveiled a carpet on which a message of peace is written in 105 languages and is going to be exhibited at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
An exhibition of Iranian handicraft for foreign ambassadors’ wives was kicked off in Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) in Tehran.
An Iranian businessman says that Americans purchase 10% of handmade carpets exported by Iran.
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.
Iran says it will start direct exports of its traditional hand-woven carpets to the United States from early 2017. [:es]Irán informó que iniciará las exportaciones directas de sus tradicionales alfombras tejidas a mano a Estados Unidos a partir de principios de 2017.
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