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Tabriz Artists Weave World’s first 600sqm Carpet

Artists from the Iranian city of Tabriz in East Azarbaijan province have woven the world’s first 600-square-metre carpet after six years of work.

Street in Tehran Officially Called ‘Handicrafts Parade’

Tehran City Council has given a street in downtown Tehran the title of “Handicrafts Parade” on the occasion of the World Handicrafts Day, which is annually marked on June 10.

Handicrafts of Isfahan’s Jolfa: Epitome of Iranian-Armenian Art

Jolfa, an ancient neighbourhood of Isfahan, is known for its traditional arts which make up an important part of the history of handicrafts in Isfahan province.

Iranian Lady Keeping Decades-Old Legacy Alive

Shahrbanoo is an Iranian woman who has managed to preserve the legacy of her ancestors in the town of Sorkheh in the east-central Iranian province of Semnan, which is one of the hubs of weaving in Iran.

Unique Art of Gold Making in Yazd

The history of Zargari or the manufacturing of jewels in Iran’s historical city of Yazd dates back to two thousand years ago based on reliable evidence.

Iranian Artworks Warmly Received at French Biennial of Fine Craft

Works by 10 Iranian artists have received a warm welcome at the Fine Craft Biennial Exhibition recently held in Paris.

Iranian Robes: Fire-Proof, Snake-Repellent

Special robes are woven in the Iranian city of Nain which are quite resistant, fire-proof, and even snake-repellent, and have medicinal properties for those wearing them.

World’s Largest Copper Tray Built in Iran’s Zanjan

A senior Iranian official says the world's largest copper tray has been built in Iran’s Zanjan province upon the order of the Emir of one of the Persian Gulf states.

Pateh-Sewing; Folk Art of Women in Iran’s Kerman

Pateh is one of the most common and unique needlework arts in the Iranian province of Kerman.

Iranian Woman Making a Living by Weaving Baskets

An Iranian woman living in Kurdistan province, western Iran, runs her simple life by weaving baskets with twigs.

Chugha; Hand-Woven Sleeveless Coat for Iranian Nomads

Chugha or Chukha is a sleeveless coat woven by tribal women for male nomads in southwestern Iran, particularly the Bakhtiari Lur people.

Khoos Doozi; A Beautiful Pricey Handicraft (+Video)

Khoos Doozi is a traditional Iranian needlework which uses narrow plastic strips in various colours for sewing on different clothing.

City of Zanjan; Birthplace of Filigree Art

The city of Zanjan in north-western Iran has been registered as the national city and birthplace of filigree art, which dates back to several thousand years ago.

Verni-Weaving; Nomadic Art Indigenous to Iran’s Ahar

Verni is a flat tapestry which is woven by nomads in the Iranian city of Ahar, and is similar to Kilim and rug when it comes to its texture, raw materials, patterns and so on.

Fash Village; Hub of Musical Instrument Making in Iran

Fash is a unique village in Kermanshah province in Western Iran, where about 150 people are engaged in production of traditional musical instruments.

Turkmen Artists to Perform at Iran’s Kish Island during Nowruz

A group of prominent artists from Turkmenistan are going to participate in the Nowruz events of Kish Island, a major tourist resort in southern Iran.

Sistan & Baluchestan; Home to Ancient Culture, Civilisation

Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran is where one of the world’s oldest cultures and civilizations has been formed and developed.

Iran Exports $490m Worth of Handicrafts in 9 Months

Iran has managed to export $490 million worth of handicrafts during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year, said Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO).

Pumpkin Art: Iranian Artist’s Beautiful Designs

A talented Iranian man from the city of Babolsar in Mazandaran, northern Iran, makes beautiful pumpkin art by carving the fruit.

Iran Using Adult Colouring Books to Attract Foreign Tourists

The tourism officials of the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad have adopted a new initiative to attract more foreign tourists.

Iranian Handicrafts: Zaribafi; Local Art of Southern Iran

Zaribafi is a local handicraft representing the Iranian art.

US, Sweden Customers of Iranian Wool Felt

Wool felt products of Iran are very welcomed by Western countries as they have medical and industrial use besides being a handicraft.

Iranian Pottery Artists Hold Collective Gallery

A group of Iranian pottery artists have held a collective gallery named “expansion” in the capital Tehran, with their main goal being promoting ceramic art across the country.

Iran to Hold Handicrafts Exhibition in Iraq

A group of Iranian craftspeople are set to travel to Iraq to hold the first Exhibition of Iranian Handicrafts and Souvenirs in the neighbouring country.

Disabled Iranians Making Handicrafts to Make Ends Meet

A non-governmental charity in the city of Birjand in eastern Iran has trained and provided facilities for 70 disabled people to make a living by producing handicrafts.

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