Saturday, June 25, 2022

Handicrafts

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.

An expo of hand-woven carpet in Qom

Hand-woven Persian carpets have been put on display in the central city of Qom.

Hand-woven Persian carpet motifs to be registered globally

Iran is bent on taking out patents on its world-famous carpet motifs.

Enamel; Ancient Handicraft Invented by Iranians

A handicraft as old as 5 millenniums, enamel has still remained popular and magnificent. Being called Meenakari in Iran, the art's hub in the country is Isfahan.

No expense is spared to pitch Iranian carpets internationally

The government has its sights on the extensive promotion of Iranian carpets across the world to help the industry reclaim its past glory.

Iran among Three Global Handicrafts Hubs

Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) said the country, as one of the three global handicrafts hubs, holds world’s first rank in many handicrafts such as carpet-weaving, woodcarving, and wood inlaying.

Handicraft, resistance economy and employment

Handicrafts are independent products which are inspired by an artisan’s thought, creativity, and performance. It can be considered as one of axes of resistance economy by providing sustainable employment opportunity.

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