Saturday, April 20, 2024

Handicrafts

Ancient relics dating back 3k years found in Hamedan, western Iran 

An official with Hamedan’s Department General of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts has announced the discovery of 17 ancient relics in the western Iranian province that date back to the 1st millennium B.C.

Artistic tapestry of felting: Mahmoud Hallajian’s legacy in Iran’s Ramsar

In the picturesque city of Ramsar in the Mazandaran province, a tale of artistry and heritage was woven into the fibers of felt.

Historical relics on display at Iranian museum

Eleven silver and golden antiquities dating back to the Achaemenid and Sasanid eras have been unveiled at a museum in Iran’s western city of Hamdedan.

Needlework is one of the most prominent crafts in Iran

Needlework is one of the top Iranian crafts and arts which is 8,000 years old. It spread in Central Asia and the countries along the Caspian Sea and found its way to the south of Iran as well. The applied art is sewn with thread and needle on fabric or other textures.

The art of Mowj weaving, an important Iranian handicraft

Mowj weaving has been common in Iran’s Ghazvin Province since the Safavid era. In this art, wool obtained from sheep is used to produce all-wool fabrics with a checkered pattern.

Ancient glassworks found in Japan, South Korea originate from Iran: Museum official

An Iranian museum official says archaeological studies show that the glasses found in Japan, South Korea and the span of the ancient Han Empire originate from Iran and its northern province of Gilan.

Unique Souvenirs and Handicrafts of Iran’s Qeshm Island

Qeshm is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf with many natural, cultural and tourist attractions. The island is considered a tourist hub with great capacity to attract more domestic and foreign travellers.

Ikat, an 800-year-old art, in Iran’z Yazd

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.

“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.”

Iran tourism: The best and most famous handicrafts of Tabriz

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.

Iran’s unknown art of darning

Darning is a traditional and old art in our country, Iran, which came into existence alongside the art of carpet weaving, and it is a skill that can re-enliven an old carpet.

Iran handicrafts: Largest Iranian kilim woven

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.

Iran’s successful participation in 3 international handicrafts events in Uzbekistan

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.”

Artifacts returned from France to Iran on display

A collection of 29 historical objects of the period between five thousand years ago and the Islamic era was recently returned to Iran through the efforts of the Iranian cultural counsellor in France.

Smuggled Iranian antiquities return home, displayed at Iran Natl. Museum

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 receives 2.2mn doses of Astrazeneca shots donated by Germany

Iran’s Customs Administration says a shipment of 2.2 million doses of Germany-donated Astrazeneca Covid-19 shots has entered the country.

Get to know Iran’s historical ‘Burnt City’ museum

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.

Tehran hosting International Exhibition of Tourism

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.

Color and light combination in dream palace

A creative artist in the city of Saleh Abad, Hamadan Province, has used colorful pottery fragments to decorate the walls of a house turning it to a palace of light and color.

Iran carpet business no longer a main export earner, annual sales drop to $72mn

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.

Some Iranian EB patients have died because of U.S. 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.

Persian carpet making to go on display in Portugal

An exhibition of Persian carpet making will be held in the Portuguese town of Mira de Aire this month.

The Carpet Which Introduces Iranian Art in Olympics

A few days ago, an Iranian artist unveiled an Olympics-themed framed rug in Tokyo, where the 2020 Olympics is underway.

Weaving Shirdong; Local Art of Iran’s Bakhtiari People

Shirdong weaving is one of the handicrafts of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in southwestern Iran.

Rooyin: The First Traditional Textile Village in Iran

The Iranian village Rooyin, which dates back to the Timurid era, is located in the northeastern province of North Khorasan.

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