Iran’s minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts says handicrafts can be instrumental in making Iranian cities well-known across the world.
Gargoor-weaving is one of the popular handicrafts in Bushehr province in southern Iran, as most of the people in the coastal region make ends meet by catching fish.
Bandar Torkaman is a port city located 40 kilometres west of the city of Gorgan in northern Iranian Golestan province.
Rashtidoozi is a type of traditional Iranian crochet where cloth is decorated with colourful silk thread.
Zarbaft is the most exquisite and legendary Persian textile which was once a world-famous fabric.
Jirya is the name of a small village in Markazi province, central Iran, where a unique carpet with international reputation is woven.
Khulak weaving, the art of weaving a special type of curtain using reeds, is a profession practiced by many people living near the Hamun Lake in the underdeveloped Sistan and Baluchestan Province, south-east of Iran.
An Iranian woman has turned her farmland into an exhibition of dolls she makes for fun at the sixth decade of her life.
Toreutics or the art of engraving patterns on metal objects is a traditional art in Iran that has long been practised by many people in different parts of the country.
Harkareh stone pots are traditional utensils of northeastern Iran, which are believed to have many medicinal and effective properties.