Thursday, May 30, 2024

Handicrafts

Asia-Pacific Meeting in Iran to Pave Way for Handicrafts Export

A senior Iranian official said that the holding of the 7th Asia-Pacific Forum in Iran could pave the way for boosting exports of Iranian handicrafts to foreign countries.

Jajim Weaving in Namhil Village, Northwestern Iran

Weaving Jajim is a traditional, local industry of Namhil village in Ardabil province, northwestern Iran.

A Bus Selling Iranian Handicrafts

A bus, dubbed Ghasedak, doubles as a portable handicrafts shop, displaying souvenirs from different parts of Iran on its journey.

China among main importers of Iranian hand-woven carpets

Head of the Iran's National Carpet Center Hamid Kargar said here on Thursday that China is considered as the 10 main countries that import Iranian hand-woven carpets.

Anbaran Village rich in handicrafts

Anbaran village in Astara in the northern province of Gilan, has developed into a handicraft village, said the deputy head of Gilan Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.

Iran to create first carpet village

Chaleshtar in the central district of Shahrekord, the provincial capital of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, is going to be home to Iran's first carpet village, says the head of Carpet Department at the provincial Industries, Mines and Commerce Organization.

Iran to resume export of hand-woven carpets to US

Head of Iran National Carpet Center Hamid Karegar says the Islamic Republic will resume export of its hand-woven carpets to US in near future.

Doidukh village (PHOTOS)

Doidukh village of North Khorasan Province has a long history in producing different handicrafts including double-sided silk rug.

Double-sided Persian rug (PHOTOS)

The rug has been put on display in some Asian and European countries.

Isfahan designated UNESCO Creative City of crafts and folk art

The designation comes after Isfahan was named a World Crafts City in September by the World Crafts Council.

Traditional Tiling Workshop (PHOTOS)

The workshop provides all the tiles used in mosques and holy places in the northeastern province.

Pottery workshops in western Iran (PHOTOS)

Craftsmen in the western town of Lalejin create amazing earthenware graced with delicate and colorful images.

Exhibition of tribal hand-woven rugs (PHOTOS)

An exhibition of rugs woven by tribal people has opened in Arak, the capital of Markazi Province. More than 150 items aged between 30 and...

A $700,000 dining table on display at Milad Tower

An Iranian artist has put on show a dining table at Tehran’s Milad Tower which is priced at $700,000. The table has paintings which feature different periods of Iran’s history.

World Craft City, an opportunity to boost tourism

An Iranian official has said that Isfahan’s new title, the World Craft City, can help the country boost its tourism.

Iran to make world’s largest carpet for Algeria Grand Mosque

The carpet will cover an area of 10,000 square meters in the world’s third largest mosque.

Austria’s First Lady visits Tehran Carpet Museum (PHOTOS)

The Austrian President along with his wife and a large economic delegation is in Iran on a three-day official visit.

Tehran hosts international hand-woven carpet event (PHOTOS)

More than 700 firms are displaying their products in an international hand-woven carpet exhibition in Tehran.

Local dolls narrate joys, sorrows of rural women (PHOTOS)

These dolls are environment friendly and carry rich cultural values.

Tehran to host largest handicrafts event

The seven-day event will showcase crafts produced by domestic and foreign artisans.

A woman who wants to turn her hometown into world’s capital of hand-woven carpets

My ultimate ambition is to establish a centralized village where hand-woven carpets are made, says the Iranian entrepreneur.

World largest framed carpet unveiled

The world’s largest framed carpet featuring “I love Muhammad” in 40 languages has been unveiled in Tehran.

An exhibition of Persian Gabbeh carpets opens in Istanbul

The exhibition which also includes Iranian dishes and traditional music has been warmly welcomed by Iranian, Turkish and foreign visitors.

Traditional art of matting in Iran in photos

People in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, weave mats or wicker mats by palm leaf fibers.

Iran to release Persian Carpet Encyclopedia

The focus of Persian Carpet Encyclopedia is on designs, patterns and aesthetics, technical knowledge, management, economics and trade, history, geography and the styles of carpets.

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