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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.

    • Zanjan Filigree

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

    • Khos Duzi of Hormozgan

      The products of Hormozgan handicrafts are mostly created for local purposes. Khos Duzi, a kind of embroidery, is one of...

    • Sermeh Duzi of South Khorasan

      Sermeh Duzi is one of the oldest embroideries of Iran. There is no available text regarding the history of this sewing...

    • Golabatoon of Hormozgan

      Golabatoon, with a more than two-thousand-year-old history, is a kind of traditional embroidery of Hormozgan. The World...

    • Nazok Kari of Kurdistan

      Kurdistan is the province with second highest forest cover and sources of wood in Iran. The availability of sustainable...

    • Gabbeh of Bushehr

      Gabbeh is one of the most popular handicrafts of Bushehr. They are common in almost all the villages, and even some of...

    • Chamush of Gilan

      Chamush is a kind of traditional footwear that has been produced in northern region of Iran, and specifically province...

    • Zilu of Yazd

      Zilu is a very beautiful and yet simple and humble hand weave, and it can be said that it is this characteristic that...

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