Handicrafts

Iranian Artisan Uses Scrap Metal to Make Lovely Statues

Bahram Ashofteh, a highly talented Iranian craftsperson, has managed to turn scrap metal leftovers into very beautiful statues.

French Start-up Promoting Iranian Handmade Shoes “Giveh”

A French start-up has started introducing Giveh, one of the oldest and simplest kind of shoes Iranian know, to the world.

Iranian Handicrafts on Display at Italian Fair

A group of Iranian artisans are showcasing their handicrafts at the 82nd edition of the International Handicrafts Trade Fair, which is underway at the Fortezza da Basso, Florence.

Girls Selling Handicrafts Online to Help Develop Their Remote Village

A group of Iranian girls from a faraway village in Iran’s most underdeveloped province have come up with a new initiative to sell their handmade crafts and spend the money they earn in the education and health sectors of their village.

Iran Unveils Rugs Woven for Rivals at 2018 FIFA World Cup

Iran has unveiled three rugs woven by highly-skilled Iranian artists to be gifted to Team Melli’s Group Stage rivals at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Iran’s Handicrafts in Photos: Ancient Art of Qalamkari

Qalamkari or Kalamkari is a beautiful type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, mostly produced in Iran and India.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Handicrafts Market in Bandar Torkaman

A popular bazaar of handicrafts is held every Monday in the port city of Bandar Torkaman, north-eastern Iran.

Nickel Silver Crafts; Traditional Art in Western Iran

The art of making beautiful crafts using nickel silver is among the oldest traditions in Lorestan province in western Iran.

Taj-Mir Village; A Centre of Iranian Dolls

Taj-Mir is a village in the Central District of Sarbisheh County of Iran’s South Khorasan Province near the Afghan border. In this village, locals make such beautiful dolls that the place is now considered as the country’s hub of dolls.

Ancient Art of Woodcarving in Northern Iran

Woodcarving is among the oldest arts preserved in coastal provinces of Iran located in the southern side of the Caspian Sea. One of these provinces is Golestan where the abundance of wood has led to a form of woodcarving known as Laktarashi.

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