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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.

Women Breathing New Life into Iran’s Qanats Using Handicrafts Revenues

Women in villages in southeastern Iran are using their skills to breathe new life into local underground water canals.

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.

In Iran, Felt-Making Has Roots in History

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.

Iranian Magnum Opus Artwork Put Up for Online Sale (+Video)

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.

Hut Hotels of Ghalehganj; Unique Attraction for Tourists

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.

Dashti Fabric Selected as Best Iranian Craft

The fabric used in the Aba (robe) weaving industry of “Bahiri" village of Dashti County in Bushehr province has been selected as the top craft at Iran’s National Handicrafts Festival.

3 Iranian Cities, 1 Village Listed as Global Hubs of Handicrafts

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.

Young Couple Selling Iranian Handicrafts Online

An Iranian couple has created a website to introduce and sell various Iranian handicrafts after years of travelling to different provinces of Iran and exploring different crafts in different parts of the country.

Iran Exports $146m Worth of Handicrafts in 8 Months

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.

Javak-Kari; Traditional Art of Cutting Wood

Javak-kari is the delicate art of cutting and shredding wood, which dates back to the eighth century CE and has its origins in Iran’s Shiraz.

Iranian Craftsman Inscribes Quran on Stone

An artisan in Iran has turned his house into an exhibition of superb pieces of craftsmanship: stones on which are written the verses of the Quran, the holy book of Muslims.

Qalamkari; Traditional Art of Making Hand-Painted Textile

Qalamkari is a traditional textile art which was born in Isfahan during the Safavid era. Qalamkari artists do magic by using colours, fabric and wood.

Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan

Shawl and Pastak weaving is one of the oldest handicrafts in Kurdistan province, especially the border city of Baneh. These shawls are woven with the wool of a particular goat.

Isfahan Hosting Exhibition of Exquisite Handmade Carpets

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

4 Iranian Cities Now on UNESCO’s List of Global Creative Cities

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added two more Iranian cities to the network of the world’s creative cities.

‘Diplomatic Ladies’ Hold Food, Handicrafts Festival in Tehran

A festival of food and handicrafts was held in Tehran on Thursday by the Diplomatic Spouses' Association of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

World’s Most Expensive Scarf Is Made of Silk and Tar

The world’s most expensive scarves are made of silk, tar, and oil in the town of Oskoo in the northeastern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan.

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.

Iranian Family Making ‘Alamat’ for Generations

Manufacturing Alamat, a symbolic banner made of metal used in Muharram mourning rituals, has become a family profession for the Hosseinis in downtown Tehran.

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.

Tehran Hosting Annual Handicrafts Expo

The 32nd edition of Iran’s National Handicrafts Exhibition has gotten underway in capital Tehran.

Chaleshtor; A Village Where Lock Isn’t Just a Thing

Lock is much more than a piece of equipment for many Iranians, especially those in the south-western village of Chaleshtor whose ancestors have been the best lock makers in the country.

Iranian Inmates Making Wood, Leather Handicrafts in Prison

Prisoners in a jail in Iran’s Isfahan are using their leisure time to make some money by making wood and leather handicrafts in industrial workshops.

Story of Pottery Entrepreneur Who Started from Ground Zero

A creative Iranian entrepreneur has created dozens of jobs in his pottery business and exports his products to different countries.

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