Handicrafts

Iran exports handmade carpets to US worth $9.4 million

The Head of the Handmade Carpet Office in the Fars Industry, Mine and Trade Organization said that $9.4m of handmade carpets have already been exported to US markets.

Isfahan to host general assembly of World Crafts Council

Isfahan has been chosen as the host city for the general assembly of the World Crafts Council (WCC), an Iranian official told reporters, speaking in Mashhad on Tuesday.

Three Valuable Carpets from Kerman Go under the Hammer at Christie’s

Payamema: London’s Christie’s auction house is set to auction three valuable carpets from Kerman. In the past few years, Sotheby’s has sold various Persian artefacts, the most famous of which was a carpet from Kerman for a price of $33.8m.

Asia-Pacific Meeting in Iran to Pave Way for Handicrafts Export

A senior Iranian official said that the holding of the 7th Asia-Pacific Forum in Iran could pave the way for boosting exports of Iranian handicrafts to foreign countries.

Making Jajim in Namhil Village in Ardabil

Weaving Jajim is one of the traditional and local industries found in Namhil village in Ardabil province. Jajim rugs are woven by the women...

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 art of pottery from generation to generation for nearly 7000 years. They create unique artworks out of dust and mud, which has brought them worldwide fame. Nowadays, using pottery-making machines and wheels are very common, but these Baluchi women create pottery which is famous all around the world, using no tools. 

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.

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