Monday, June 24, 2024

Iran Handicrafts

Iranian museum flaunts exquisite carpets

The Carpet Museum of Iran, with its dazzling beauty, is one of the tourist spots located in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Artistic tapestry of felting: Mahmoud Hallajian’s legacy in Iran’s Ramsar

In the picturesque city of Ramsar in the Mazandaran province, a tale of artistry and heritage was woven into the fibers of felt.

Historical relics on display at Iranian museum

Eleven silver and golden antiquities dating back to the Achaemenid and Sasanid eras have been unveiled at a museum in Iran’s western city of Hamdedan.

Needlework is one of the most prominent crafts in Iran

Needlework is one of the top Iranian crafts and arts which is 8,000 years old. It spread in Central Asia and the countries along the Caspian Sea and found its way to the south of Iran as well. The applied art is sewn with thread and needle on fabric or other textures.

The art of Mowj weaving, an important Iranian handicraft

Mowj weaving has been common in Iran’s Ghazvin Province since the Safavid era. In this art, wool obtained from sheep is used to produce all-wool fabrics with a checkered pattern.

Ancient glassworks found in Japan, South Korea originate from Iran: Museum official

An Iranian museum official says archaeological studies show that the glasses found in Japan, South Korea and the span of the ancient Han Empire originate from Iran and its northern province of Gilan.

Unique Souvenirs and Handicrafts of Iran’s Qeshm Island

Qeshm is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf with many natural, cultural and tourist attractions. The island is considered a tourist hub with great capacity to attract more domestic and foreign travellers.

Ikat, an 800-year-old art, in Iran’z Yazd

Ikat (Daraee, Persian word for asset) is one of the beautiful and unique hand-woven fabrics produced in the Iranian city of Yazd. The industry is known as Ikat weaving. They make the fabric using natural silk and very beautiful geometric designs and pictures.

“Jing Jelang” – Baluchestan Shoes for the Wealthy

“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”

Iran’s unknown art of darning

Darning is a traditional and old art in our country, Iran, which came into existence alongside the art of carpet weaving, and it is a skill that can re-enliven an old carpet.

Iran handicrafts: Largest Iranian kilim woven

The largest Iranian kilim, measuring 105 square meters, has been woven by seven full-time and three part-time weavers in a matter of 40 days in Havarz Village in Iran’s Fars Province, with a design by and under the supervision of a distinct entrepreneur lady.

Iran’s successful participation in 3 international handicrafts events in Uzbekistan

The Iranian Deputy Minister of Handicrafts and Traditional Arts said: “Holding three major international events in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, with a focus on handicrafts has had a significant impact on boosting our regional and international credit in the field of handicrafts and has increased the willingness of tourists from other countries to travel to Iran.”

National Museum of Iran says minister did ask about object handling protocols

The National Museum of Iran (NMI) says the country’s Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ezzatollah Zarghami asked about object handling protocols before he touched a 4,500-year-old artifact, an episode that has drawn backlash.

Artifacts returned from France to Iran on display

A collection of 29 historical objects of the period between five thousand years ago and the Islamic era was recently returned to Iran through the efforts of the Iranian cultural counsellor in France.

Iran hosts exhibition of compound sculptures

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is hosting an exhibition of compound figures made of wood and terracotta.

Color and light combination in dream palace

A creative artist in the city of Saleh Abad, Hamadan Province, has used colorful pottery fragments to decorate the walls of a house turning it to a palace of light and color.

Handwoven Takab carpets registered by WIPO

Iran says handwoven carpets manufactured in the city of Takab in West Azarbaijan Province have been registered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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.

The Carpet Which Introduces Iranian Art in Olympics

A few days ago, an Iranian artist unveiled an Olympics-themed framed rug in Tokyo, where the 2020 Olympics is underway.

Zilu – An Original Artform from Iran’s Desert People

An analysis of structural techniques and designs shows that Zilu, although looking like a simple hand-woven thread rug, has a profound cultural richness and depth of thought.

Pateh-Sewing: A Traditional Iranian Handicraft

Pateh-sewing is an Iranian handicraft usually made by locals in the southeastern city of Kerman.

Vaziri Cave Museum in Suburban Tehran

Photos of Vaziri Cave Museum whose sculptures represent Iranian folklore.

Kalpouregan – The Only Living Pottery Museum in the World

Kalpouregan in Sistan and Baluchestan province is the only living pottery museum in the world. Female Baluchi artists have saved and kept the art of pottery from generation to generation for nearly 7000 years.

This House Looks Absolutely Real, But It Isn’t!

An Iranian female artist builds miniature replicas of traditional Iranian houses in a way that no one can believe they are not real.

Iran to Attend Tokyo Int’l Art Fair Slated for March 2021

Several Iranian artists will take part in the 2021 edition of Tokyo International Art Fair, which is to be held in March 2021.

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