Artistic productions including handmade crafts are very potent cultural representatives, particularly for countries with ancient civilizations. Iran owns an enormous wealth of traditional masterpieces remained from old, middle, and modern arenas. The geographical location of Iran, bridging west to the east, along with the country’s long history of trade with other countries such as China and India, has contributed to the huge diversity of arts and crafts displayed in the country’s museums.
Gereh Chini or Trelliswork of Tehran
One of the traditional decorative and applicable handicrafts of Iran is “Gereh Chini”, literally meaning arranging the knots,...
Pottery, Earthen Arts and Craft
Pottery is the craft or art of making dishes from clay by hand or wheels and the dishes...
Shawl of Kurdistan
One of the most important crafts that developed in the geographic realm of Iran, is making shawls. Like...
Kalash or Giveh (espadrille) of Kurdistan
Giveh is the traditional espadrille of Iran that local people of Kordestan call “Kalash”. Kalash has become a...
Pateh Douzi of Kerman
Pateh Douzi, also known as “Selseleh Douzi” or “Fateh Douzi” is an important handicraft of Kerman province. Fortunately,...
Kapu of Khuzestan
Kapu Bafi or making Kapu is one of the handicrafts of Khuzestan, one of southern provinces of Iran....
Gabbeh of Bushehr
Gabbeh is one of the most popular handicrafts of Bushehr. They are common in almost all the villages,...
Khameh Duzi of Sistan and Baluchestan
Khameh Duzi is a subcategory of traditional embroidery of Iran. This craft is common in Sistan and Baluchestan...