Iranian women involved in the handicrafts industry preserve traditional arts while making a living from the traditional activity.
One of the attractions of the religious city of Qom in central Iran is the handicrafts. As the city is a pilgrimage destination, it can accommodate many Iranian and foreign travellers, and the handicrafts market in the heart of the city could be very thriving.
An international exhibition of Zilu, an ancient type of rug and floor covering, was opened on Wednesday at the China National Silk Museum in the city of Hangzhou.
Golestan Palace in the Iranian capital is hosting three exhibitions in which monuments and works belonging to the Qajar dynasty are being shown to the public.
A man from the city of Sabzevar in Iran’s Khorasan Razavi Province creates stunning handmade objects using stone.
A female Iranian artist designs and makes special dolls with medicinal herbs for visually challenged children.
Seven exquisite hand-knotted Persian carpets commemorating the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia have been put on display during a ceremony in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz.
The Carpet Museum of Iran has unveiled a rug depicting the portrait of Mirza Koochak Khan, an early twentieth century revolutionary and nationalist.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is set to host the 7th round of World Crafts Council-West Asia Region’s meeting later this year.
At least three handicrafts from southern Iranian province of Khuzestan have been nominated for the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts.