Saturday, November 26, 2022

Handicrafts

Young Couple Selling Iranian Handicrafts Online

An Iranian couple has created a website to introduce and sell various Iranian handicrafts after years of travelling to different provinces of Iran and exploring different crafts in different parts of the country.

Iran Exports $146m Worth of Handicrafts in 8 Months

Iran has exported $146 million worth of handicrafts from mid-March to mid-November 2019, mainly to the Persian Gulf countries and Iraq, said a top Iranian official.

Javak-Kari; Traditional Art of Cutting Wood

Javak-kari is the delicate art of cutting and shredding wood, which dates back to the eighth century CE and has its origins in Iran’s Shiraz.

Iranian Craftsman Inscribes Quran on Stone

An artisan in Iran has turned his house into an exhibition of superb pieces of craftsmanship: stones on which are written the verses of the Quran, the holy book of Muslims.

Qalamkari; Traditional Art of Making Hand-Painted Textile

Qalamkari is a traditional textile art which was born in Isfahan during the Safavid era. Qalamkari artists do magic by using colours, fabric and wood.

Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan

Shawl and Pastak weaving is one of the oldest handicrafts in Kurdistan province, especially the border city of Baneh. These shawls are woven with the wool of a particular goat.

Isfahan Hosting Exhibition of Exquisite Handmade Carpets

The 22nd edition of Isfahan Handmade Carpet Exhibition is underway in the city’s International Exhibitions Centre.

4 Iranian Cities Now on UNESCO’s List of Global Creative Cities

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added two more Iranian cities to the network of the world’s creative cities.

‘Diplomatic Ladies’ Hold Food, Handicrafts Festival in Tehran

A festival of food and handicrafts was held in Tehran on Thursday by the Diplomatic Spouses' Association of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

World’s Most Expensive Scarf Is Made of Silk and Tar

The world’s most expensive scarves are made of silk, tar, and oil in the town of Oskoo in the northeastern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan.

World’s Largest Pictorial Carpet Woven in Iran for China

The largest pictorial carpet of the world has been woven in the central Iranian city of Isfahan.

Iranian Family Making ‘Alamat’ for Generations

Manufacturing Alamat, a symbolic banner made of metal used in Muharram mourning rituals, has become a family profession for the Hosseinis in downtown Tehran.

Tehran Hosting Handmade Carpet Exhibition

The 28th edition of Tehran Handmade Carpet Exhibition has opened in the Iranian capital, showcasing a wide range of products from Iran's carpet industry.

Tehran Hosting Annual Handicrafts Expo

The 32nd edition of Iran’s National Handicrafts Exhibition has gotten underway in capital Tehran.

Chaleshtor; A Village Where Lock Isn’t Just a Thing

Lock is much more than a piece of equipment for many Iranians, especially those in the south-western village of Chaleshtor whose ancestors have been the best lock makers in the country.

Iranian Inmates Making Wood, Leather Handicrafts in Prison

Prisoners in a jail in Iran’s Isfahan are using their leisure time to make some money by making wood and leather handicrafts in industrial workshops.

Iranian Peace Dove Figurine Returns from Austria

The clay figurine of a white dove made by Iranian children as a symbol of peace has returned home from Austria, one of the many nations to have received the little birds with encouraging messages.

Story of Pottery Entrepreneur Who Started from Ground Zero

A creative Iranian entrepreneur has created dozens of jobs in his pottery business and exports his products to different countries.

Tabriz Artists Weave World’s first 600sqm Carpet

Artists from the Iranian city of Tabriz in East Azarbaijan province have woven the world’s first 600-square-metre carpet after six years of work.

Street in Tehran Officially Called ‘Handicrafts Parade’

Tehran City Council has given a street in downtown Tehran the title of “Handicrafts Parade” on the occasion of the World Handicrafts Day, which is annually marked on June 10.

Handicrafts of Isfahan’s Jolfa: Epitome of Iranian-Armenian Art

Jolfa, an ancient neighbourhood of Isfahan, is known for its traditional arts which make up an important part of the history of handicrafts in Isfahan province.

Iranian Lady Keeping Decades-Old Legacy Alive

Shahrbanoo is an Iranian woman who has managed to preserve the legacy of her ancestors in the town of Sorkheh in the east-central Iranian province of Semnan, which is one of the hubs of weaving in Iran.

Unique Art of Gold Making in Yazd

The history of Zargari or the manufacturing of jewels in Iran’s historical city of Yazd dates back to two thousand years ago based on reliable evidence.

Iranian Artworks Warmly Received at French Biennial of Fine Craft

Works by 10 Iranian artists have received a warm welcome at the Fine Craft Biennial Exhibition recently held in Paris.

Iranian Robes: Fire-Proof, Snake-Repellent

Special robes are woven in the Iranian city of Nain which are quite resistant, fire-proof, and even snake-repellent, and have medicinal properties for those wearing them.

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