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The sixth edition of International Floor Covering, Moquette, Machine-made Carpet, and Related Industries exhibition was recently wrapped up in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
An exhibition of antique carpets and rugs belonging to the historical Golestan Palace in the Iranian capital is underway in the palace for the first time.
Women in Doidokh village in northeastern Iran are well-known for the silk carpets they weave, the majority of which are exported to other countries.
Pazyryk, the oldest Persian carpet which is named after the location of its discovery, is kept in Hermitage Museum of Russia.
Iran has recently unveiled a carpet on which a message of peace is written in 105 languages and is going to be exhibited at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
An Iranian businessman says that Americans purchase 10% of handmade carpets exported by Iran.
The diversity of handicrafts in Iran is so high that preparing a list of them can take too long; however, it is a well-known fact that Iranian handmade carpets always sit atop the list.