Handicrafts

Iranian Women Front-Runners in Handicrafts Industry

Iranian women involved in the handicrafts industry preserve traditional arts while making a living from the traditional activity.

Handicrafts, Promising Field of Investment in Iran’s Qom

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.

Persian Zilu on Show in China International Fair

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.

Qajar Relics on Show in Tehran’s Golestan Palace

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.

Iranian Artist Makes Beautiful Artifacts Out of Stones

A man from the city of Sabzevar in Iran’s Khorasan Razavi Province creates stunning handmade objects using stone.

Medicinal Herbs Used to Make Dolls for Visually Challenged Kids

A female Iranian artist designs and makes special dolls with medicinal herbs for visually challenged children.

Iran Unveils Handmade Carpets Woven for FIFA World Cup

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.

Iran Unveils 110-Year-Old Rug with Portrait of National Hero

The Carpet Museum of Iran has unveiled a rug depicting the portrait of Mirza Koochak Khan, an early twentieth century revolutionary and nationalist.

Iran to Host Meeting of World Crafts Council’s West Asia Sub-Region

The Islamic Republic of Iran is set to host the 7th round of World Crafts Council-West Asia Region’s meeting later this year.

Three Iranian Handicrafts Nominated for UNESCO Award

At least three handicrafts from southern Iranian province of Khuzestan have been nominated for the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts.

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