Kalpouregan – The Only Living Pottery Museum in the World

Kalpouregan in Sistan and Baluchestan province is the only living pottery museum in the world. The female Baluchi artists have saved and kept the...

A Bus Selling Iranian Handicrafts

A bus, dubbed Ghasedak, doubles as a portable handicrafts shop, displaying souvenirs from different parts of Iran on its journey.

First Traditional Textile Village in Iran (PHOTOS)

Rouyin is an Iranian village which hosts a complete traditional textile industry, employing more than 300 weaving machines. The village has recently been registered...

China among main importers of Iranian hand-woven carpets

Head of the Iran's National Carpet Center Hamid Kargar said here on Thursday that China is considered as the 10 main countries that import Iranian hand-woven carpets.

Anbaran Village rich in handicrafts

Anbaran village in Astara in the northern province of Gilan, has developed into a handicraft village, said the deputy head of Gilan Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.

Iran to create first carpet village

Chaleshtar in the central district of Shahrekord, the provincial capital of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, is going to be home to Iran's first carpet village, says the head of Carpet Department at the provincial Industries, Mines and Commerce Organization.

Zilu – An Original Artform from Iran’s Desert People

An analysis of structural techniques and designs shows that Zilu, although looking like a simple hand-woven thread rug, has a profound cultural richness and depth of thought.

Iran to resume export of hand-woven carpets to US

Head of Iran National Carpet Center Hamid Karegar says the Islamic Republic will resume export of its hand-woven carpets to US in near future.

Doidukh village (PHOTOS)

Doidukh village of North Khorasan Province has a long history in producing different handicrafts including double-sided silk rug.    

Double-sided Persian rug (PHOTOS)

The rug has been put on display in some Asian and European countries.

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