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.
Abadeh Wood Carving (the Monabba Capital of the World)
Abadeh is one of the cities of Fars province which had always been reputed for its skillful and experienced wood carvers and wood carving masterpieces
Kapu of Khuzestan
Kapu Bafi or making Kapu is one of the handicrafts of Khuzestan, one of southern provinces of Iran....
Kalash or Giveh (espadrille) of Kurdistan
Giveh is the traditional espadrille of Iran that local people of Kordestan call “Kalash”. Kalash has become a...
Gereh Chini or Trelliswork of Tehran
One of the traditional decorative and applicable handicrafts of Iran is “Gereh Chini”, literally meaning arranging the knots,...
Embroidery of Sistan and Baluchestan
Baluchestan embroideries are the most exquisite samples of handicrafts in Iran. These needleworks are locally called “Suchan Duzi”....
Fly on Persian Carpets and Rugs
Carpet or rug, defined as a precious textile fluffy ground cloth woven from cotton, wool and silk in...
Pottery, Earthen Arts and Craft
Pottery is the craft or art of making dishes from clay by hand or wheels and the dishes...
Pateh Douzi of Kerman
Pateh Douzi, also known as “Selseleh Douzi” or “Fateh Douzi” is an important handicraft of Kerman province. Fortunately,...
According to the specialists, pottery of Sistan and Baluchestan traces back to many thousand years ago. Three villages...
Batik Printing of Eastern Azerbaijan
Batik can be considered a kind of applying patterns on fabrics especially silk. In this method parts of...