Wool felt products of Iran are very welcomed by Western countries as they have medical and industrial use besides being a handicraft.
A group of Iranian pottery artists have held a collective gallery named “expansion” in the capital Tehran, with their main goal being promoting ceramic art across the country.
A group of Iranian craftspeople are set to travel to Iraq to hold the first Exhibition of Iranian Handicrafts and Souvenirs in the neighbouring country.
A non-governmental charity in the city of Birjand in eastern Iran has trained and provided facilities for 70 disabled people to make a living by producing handicrafts.
Two Iranian cities and a village have been officially registered by the World Crafts Council for their outstanding handicrafts, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO).
Iran is to host a new centre affiliated with the World Tourism Organization linking tourism demands and handicrafts supplies, says a high-ranking tourism official.
A mural drawn by two Australian artists has been unveiled in the Iranian capital Tehran on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Australia.
Daraee is a very old Persian handicraft which used to be woven in the central Iranian city of Yazd, but is dying out nowadays.
Two Iranian female artists from the southern province of Fars have managed to win two awards from the World Crafts Council.
Mats and wicker works are among the oldest man-made stuffs woven in various parts of the world using the strands of vegetable fibres or reeds.