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Daraee Weaving: A 1,000-Year-Old Persian Handicraft

Daraee is a very old Persian handicraft which used to be woven in the central Iranian city of Yazd, but is dying out nowadays.

Two Iranian Women Rewarded by World Craft Council

Two Iranian female artists from the southern province of Fars have managed to win two awards from the World Crafts Council.

Mat Weaving Turns into Main Profession of Iranians in Mazandaran

Mats and wicker works are among the oldest man-made stuffs woven in various parts of the world using the strands of vegetable fibres or reeds.

Iranian Art of Tobafi to Be Inscribed by World Crafts Council

The World Crafts Council is considering registering an Iranian fabric-weaving art known as Tobafi, which is one of the major handicraft skills and traditional arts of South Khorasan province in northeastern Iran.

World Crafts Council to Globally Register Persian Zilu

The World Crafts Council is considering registering the Iranian-made Zilu, a type of Persian rug, on the list of international handicrafts.

Iranian Researcher Develops Robot that Makes Potteries

An Iranian researcher has managed to develop a robot that makes pottery and prints various designs on it.

Iranian Child Named Youngest Artisan of Asia-Pacific

Arvin Khospi, a 9-year-old child from the city of Marivan in Western Iran, has been named the youngest handicraft artist in the Asia-Pacific region.

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.

Lalejin; A World Craft City with Zero Unemployment Rate

The city of Lalejin in Iran’s Hamadan province is globally known for its pottery, and this has helped the World Craft City to decrease its unemployment rate to almost zero.

7-Year-Old Genius Builds His Own Toys

A 7-year-old Iranian boy builds the stuff he plays with on his own. The young boy is to represent Iran at L'Artigiano in Fiera International Craft Selling Exhibition on the slopes of the Alpine mountains this fall.

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