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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.

    • Sofreh of North Khorasan

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

    • Pottery of Mend (Gonabad in Razavi Khorasan)

      Mend village is the only pottery-making center in the east of Iran which is located in 3km to the north of Gonabad, with...

    • Carpets of Sanandaj

      Kurdistan province is one of the centers that has heavily influenced the handicraft of carpets in Iran. Kurdistan...

    • Isfahan Carpets

      Like many other cities of Iran, Isfahan has a long history of carpets and its crafts. Seljuk dynasty is the period when...

    • Pottery of Lalejin

      For a long time, the word pottery has intertwined with the word Lalejin in Iran, the name of an ancient city in the...

    • Kelim of Qazvin

      Hand woven products are one of crafts that can be traced back to many years ago. They were first created as a means of...

    • Hasir Bafi of Khuzestan

      With its several-thousand-year-old history, Hasir Bafi, or mat weaving, is one of the oldest handicrafts. It is not...

    • Gilan Pottery

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

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