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Jing-Jelang

“Jing Jelang” – Baluchestan Shoes for the Wealthy

“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”

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.

Pateh-Sewing: A Traditional Iranian Handicraft

Pateh-sewing is an Iranian handicraft usually made by locals in the southeastern city of Kerman.

Vaziri Cave Museum in Suburban Tehran

Photos of Vaziri Cave Museum whose sculptures represent Iranian folklore.

Kalpouregan – The Only Living Pottery Museum in the World

Kalpouregan in Sistan and Baluchestan province is the only living pottery museum in the world. Female Baluchi artists have saved and kept the art of pottery from generation to generation for nearly 7000 years.

Iran President Calls for Stricter Border Controls to Tackle New COVID-19 Strain

The Iranian president has called for tighter measures on the country’s border entry points to stem the spread of coronavirus, especially the new strains of the virus.

This House Looks Absolutely Real, But It Isn’t!

An Iranian female artist builds miniature replicas of traditional Iranian houses in a way that no one can believe they are not real.

Iran to Attend Tokyo Int’l Art Fair Slated for March 2021

Several Iranian artists will take part in the 2021 edition of Tokyo International Art Fair, which is to be held in March 2021.
'Iran’s World-Famous Handicrafts Ideal Advantage to Promote Tourism'

‘Iran’s World-Famous Handicrafts Ideal Advantage to Promote Tourism’

Iran’s minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts says handicrafts can be instrumental in making Iranian cities well-known across the world.
A Basket Fish Trap Made in Southern Iran

Gargoor: A Basket Fish Trap Made in Southern Iran

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.