Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Iran Carpets

Qatar to host Persian carpet fair during 2022 World Cup: Iranian deputy minister

An Iranian deputy minister says Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has promised to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to hold a Persian carpet fair during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Iran carpet business no longer a main export earner, annual sales drop to $72mn

Iran has lost hundreds of millions in annual revenues from exports of hand-woven carpets as a major businessman blame the huge loss on current exchange regulations and US sanctions.

Persian carpet making to go on display in Portugal

An exhibition of Persian carpet making will be held in the Portuguese town of Mira de Aire this month.

Jirya; Iranian Village Globally Known for Its Carpets

Jirya is the name of a small village in Markazi province, central Iran, where a unique carpet with international reputation is woven.

Sarooq Rug: A Hand-Woven Persian Rug Popular among Western Buyers

The Sarooq rug is a kind of hand-woven Persian rug and a handicraft with international reputation.

Iranian Firm Improves Quality of Hand-Woven Carpets with Silver Nanoparticles

An Iranian company producing hand-woven carpets has enhanced the quality of its products by utilizing special yarn containing silver nanoparticles, which has antibacterial properties and prevents a musty smell of carpet in humid environments.

Isfahan Hosting Exhibition of Exquisite Handmade Carpets

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

$123m Worth of Machine-Made Rugs Exported from Kashan

The Iranian city of Kashan in Isfahan province has managed to export $123 million worth of machine-made rugs during the past year.

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.

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.

Iran Eyes Exporting Nano Carpets to Persian Gulf States

A carpet weaving company in Iran is seeking to export to regional countries its nano-carpets which have anti-bacterial, anti-odor and anti-radiation features.

Kilim-Weaving Girl Representing Iran at CSIT World Sports Games

A team of Iranian workers, including a number of athletes skilled in special occupations, has headed for Spain to attend the CSIT World Sports Games. Among these athletes there is lady from the north-western city of Ardabil whose job is weaving Kilim.

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.

150 Iranian-Islamic Works to Be Auctioned at Christie’s London

Dozens of Iranian manuscripts and historical object are going to be put up for auction in an exhibition in London later this month.

Persian Carpet Exhibition Kicks Off in Tehran

The 27th edition of Persian Handmade Carpet Exhibition was started in the Iranian capital Tehran on Saturday, August 25.

US Still Top Importer of Persian Rugs despite Sanctions

The United States is still the main importer of Iranian carpets despite the sanctions it has imposed on the country’s economy.

Iranian Researchers Develop Luminous Fibres for Rugs, Carpets

A group of Iranian researchers have developed luminous fibres which could be used in the production of rugs and carpets.

Persian Zilu on Show in China International Fair

An international exhibition of Zilu, an ancient type of rug and floor covering, was opened on Wednesday at the China National Silk Museum in the city of Hangzhou.

Qajar Relics on Show in Tehran’s Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace in the Iranian capital is hosting three exhibitions in which monuments and works belonging to the Qajar dynasty are being shown to the public.

Iran Unveils Handmade Carpets Woven for FIFA World Cup

Seven exquisite hand-knotted Persian carpets commemorating the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia have been put on display during a ceremony in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz.

Iran Unveils 110-Year-Old Rug with Portrait of National Hero

The Carpet Museum of Iran has unveiled a rug depicting the portrait of Mirza Koochak Khan, an early twentieth century revolutionary and nationalist.

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.

Persian Rugs of Sistan Globally Recognized at WIPO

The hand-woven carpets produced in the southeastern Iranian region of Sistan have been registered internationally by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Iranian Rugs on Display in Cologne Int’l Interiors Show

The National Iranian Carpet Centre has participated for the first time in the Cologne International Interiors Show (imm), whose 69th edition opened on Monday, January 15.

Iran Exports Handmade Carpets to 78 Countries

An Iranian official says over the past two years, Iran has exported hand-woven carpets to 78 countries across the world.

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