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Chugha; Hand-Woven Sleeveless Coat for Iranian Nomads

Chugha or Chukha is a sleeveless coat woven by tribal women for male nomads in southwestern Iran, particularly the Bakhtiari Lur people.

Khoos Doozi; A Beautiful Pricey Handicraft (+Video)

Khoos Doozi is a traditional Iranian needlework which uses narrow plastic strips in various colours for sewing on different clothing.

City of Zanjan; Birthplace of Filigree Art

The city of Zanjan in north-western Iran has been registered as the national city and birthplace of filigree art, which dates back to several thousand years ago.

Verni-Weaving; Nomadic Art Indigenous to Iran’s Ahar

Verni is a flat tapestry which is woven by nomads in the Iranian city of Ahar, and is similar to Kilim and rug when it comes to its texture, raw materials, patterns and so on.

Fash Village; Hub of Musical Instrument Making in Iran

Fash is a unique village in Kermanshah province in Western Iran, where about 150 people are engaged in production of traditional musical instruments.

Turkmen Artists to Perform at Iran’s Kish Island during Nowruz

A group of prominent artists from Turkmenistan are going to participate in the Nowruz events of Kish Island, a major tourist resort in southern Iran.

Iranian Baluch Woman Designs Dress for Queen of Brunei

A famous Iranian costume designer has designed a dress for the queen of Brunei upon the request of Iran’s Ambassador to the tiny country.

Iran Exports $490m Worth of Handicrafts in 9 Months

Iran has managed to export $490 million worth of handicrafts during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year, said Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO).

Iranian Artist Carves Beautiful Designs on Pumpkins

A talented Iranian artist from the city of Babolsar in the northern province of Mazandaran creates beautiful artworks by carving pumpkins.

Iran Using Adult Colouring Books to Attract Foreign Tourists

The tourism officials of the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad have adopted a new initiative to attract more foreign tourists.

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