The latest news and views about the Iranian handicrafts
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.
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.
Works by 10 Iranian artists have received a warm welcome at the Fine Craft Biennial Exhibition recently held in Paris.
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.
Chugha or Chukha is a sleeveless coat woven by tribal women for male nomads in southwestern Iran, particularly the Bakhtiari Lur people.
Khoos Doozi is a traditional Iranian needlework which uses narrow plastic strips in various colours for sewing on different clothing.
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 is a unique village in Kermanshah province in Western Iran, where about 150 people are engaged in production of traditional musical instruments.
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 and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran is where one of the world’s oldest cultures and civilizations has been formed and developed.
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).
The tourism officials of the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad have adopted a new initiative to attract more foreign tourists.
Zaribafi is a local handicraft representing the Iranian art.
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.