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    Handicrafts

    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.

    • Gargur Bafi of Hormozgan

      Gargur bafi is a kind of handicrafts specific to cities by the sea in the south of Iran. The Gargur, that in the local...

    • Gilan Pottery

      Pottery is one of the oldest handicrafts of Gilan. Many pottery artifacts that belong to Iron Age can be found in Marlik...

    • Shiriki Pich Kilims of Sirjan

      One of the oldest handicrafts of Iran are Kilims and historical documents prove that they go back to more than five...

    • Embossed Kelims of Ilam

      Embossed Kelims are one of the original and the most important handicrafts of province of Ilam in Iran. Like many other...

    • Darayi Bafi of Yazd

      The history of Yazd has entwined with the history of its textile industry. The traditional textile products of Yazd were...

    • Zanjan Filigree

      Filigree is one the most important applied arts of province of Zanjan. Filigree is a kind of metalwork, and researchers...

    • Sofreh of North Khorasan

      The Kurd people who inhabit northern regions of North Khorasan makes versatile products such as Carpets, Kilims and...

    • Shawl of Kurdistan

      One of the most important crafts that developed in the geographic realm of Iran, is making shawls. Like carpets and...

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