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.

Iran to resume export of hand-woven carpets to US

Head of Iran National Carpet Center Hamid Karegar says the Islamic Republic will resume export of its hand-woven carpets to US in near future.

Doidukh village (PHOTOS)

Doidukh village of North Khorasan Province has a long history in producing different handicrafts including double-sided silk rug.  

Double-sided Persian rug (PHOTOS)

The rug has been put on display in some Asian and European countries.
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Isfahan designated UNESCO Creative City of crafts and folk art

The designation comes after Isfahan was named a World Crafts City in September by the World Crafts Council.
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Traditional Tiling Workshop (PHOTOS)

The workshop provides all the tiles used in mosques and holy places in the northeastern province.
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Pottery workshops in western Iran (PHOTOS)

Craftsmen in the western town of Lalejin create amazing earthenware graced with delicate and colorful images.
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Exhibition of tribal hand-woven rugs (PHOTOS)

An exhibition of rugs woven by tribal people has opened in Arak, the capital of Markazi Province. More than 150 items aged between 30 and...
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A $700,000 dining table on display at Milad Tower

An Iranian artist has put on show a dining table at Tehran’s Milad Tower which is priced at $700,000. The table has paintings which feature different periods of Iran’s history.
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World Craft City, an opportunity to boost tourism

An Iranian official has said that Isfahan’s new title, the World Craft City, can help the country boost its tourism.

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