Ikat (Daraee, Persian word for asset) is one of the beautiful and unique hand-woven fabrics produced in the Iranian city of Yazd. The industry is known as Ikat weaving. They make the fabric using natural silk and very beautiful geometric designs and pictures.
The largest Iranian kilim, measuring 105 square meters, has been woven by seven full-time and three part-time weavers in a matter of 40 days in Havarz Village in Iran’s Fars Province, with a design by and under the supervision of a distinct entrepreneur lady.
Handicrafts of Tabriz are among Iran’s most beautiful ones that demand a lot of skills. During your trip to Tabriz, you can buy those handicrafts as souvenirs for your loved ones.
The Iranian Deputy Minister of Handicrafts and Traditional Arts said: “Holding three major international events in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, with a focus on handicrafts has had a significant impact on boosting our regional and international credit in the field of handicrafts and has increased the willingness of tourists from other countries to travel to Iran.”
Ancient pottery originally unearthed in the western Iranian region of Bookan, has been put on show at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran, after being returned home from Switzerland.
Iran’s Customs Administration says a shipment of 2.2 million doses of Germany-donated Astrazeneca Covid-19 shots has entered the country.
Across from the ruins of Shahr-e Sukhteh (the Burnt City) near Iran’s southeastern city of Zahehdan, there is a museum that puts on display archeological finds uncovered in excavations of the ancient site such as clay and stone artifacts, statuettes, beads and reconstructed graves with skeletons.
The 15th International Exhibition of Tourism and the 35th National Exhibition of Handicrafts kicked off in Tehran on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at the permanent fairgrounds of Tehran. The exhibitions will run until February 2.
Iran has lost hundreds of millions in annual revenues from exports of hand-woven carpets as a major businessman blame the huge loss on current exchange regulations and US sanctions.
The Head of Epidermolysis Bullosa Foundation says a number of EB patients in Iran have lost their lives because they ran out of special bandages and dressings under unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States.
An exhibition of Persian carpet making will be held in the Portuguese town of Mira de Aire this month.
A few days ago, an Iranian artist unveiled an Olympics-themed framed rug in Tokyo, where the 2020 Olympics is underway.
Shirdong weaving is one of the handicrafts of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in southwestern Iran.
The Iranian village Rooyin, which dates back to the Timurid era, is located in the northeastern province of North Khorasan.
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.
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.
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.
Several Iranian artists will take part in the 2021 edition of Tokyo International Art Fair, which is to be held in March 2021.