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Women in villages in southeastern Iran are using their skills to breathe new life into local underground water canals.
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.
The art of making felt is an age-old tradition in Iran’s western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari that was invented by the ancient people, since the region is a major producer of livestock and wool, the natural fabric used in the felt.
A masterpiece of carving art, created by an acclaimed Iranian artist, has been put up for sale at an auction with a minimum sale price of 500,000 US dollars.
The first hut hotel of Iran which opened in the underprivileged city of Ghalehganj in 2016, is now a symbol of the development of city, and it is now known for this hotel.
Three more Iranian cities as well as a village have been added to the World Crafts Council’s list of cities and villages known for their handicrafts. Now, over a dozen Iranian towns and cities are on the list.
Iran has exported $146 million worth of handicrafts from mid-March to mid-November 2019, mainly to the Persian Gulf countries and Iraq, said a top Iranian official.