Skip to main content

    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...

    • 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...

    • South Khorasan Carpets

      South Khorasan has witnessed the production of many exquisite carpets in various historical eras and each has been...

    • 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...

    • Souzan Douzi of Turkmen

      One the most beautiful and delicate of Iranian crafts are created by Turkmen women. It is called “Souzan Douzi” or...

    • Ghoflsazi (locksmithing) of Chaleshtar

      Chaleshtar is one of the oldest cities in the neighborhood of Shahr-e Kord, in the province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari...

    • 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...

      Popular Contents
      • Imam Reza Holy Shrine
        Imam Reza Holy Shrine
      • Fatima Masumeh Holy Shrine
        Fatima Masumeh Holy Shrine
      • Shah Cheragh
        Shah Cheragh
      • Badab Soort
        Badab Soort
      • Martian Mountains of Chabahar
        Martian Mountains of Chabahar
      • Falak-ol-Aflak Castle
        Falak-ol-Aflak Castle
      • Zayanderud River
        Zayanderud River
      • Maranjab Desert
        Maranjab Desert