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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...

    • 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...

    • Glass Making of Tehran

      The handmade glassmaking industry has a long history in Iran in so far as the researchers back the antiquity of this art...

    • Kapu of Khuzestan

      Kapu Bafi or making Kapu is one of the handicrafts of Khuzestan, one of southern provinces of Iran. In the local dialect...

    • Pan Bafi of Alamut

      Pan Bafi, Kart Bafi or Navar Bafi is the prominent handicraft of Alamut in Qazvin province. This craft falls under the...

    • Best of Iranian Handicrafts in Milan

      VisitIRAN has attended the 22nd International Handicraft and Gift Exhibition of Milan (Artisans d'Art), Italy which is...

    • Mekhraj Kari of Mashhad

       There are many gemstone mines in Mashhad, the center of Razavi Khorasan province and its surrounding cities. That is...

    • Varis Bafi of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari


      Technological advances and changes of the lifestyle of today have resulted in some handicrafts to lose their usage and...

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