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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.

  • Gereh Chini or Trelliswork of Tehran

    One of the traditional decorative and applicable handicrafts of Iran is “Gereh Chini”, literally meaning arranging the knots,...

  • Pottery, Earthen Arts and Craft

    Pottery is the craft or art of making dishes from clay by hand or wheels and the dishes...

  • Shawl of Kurdistan

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

  • Pateh Douzi of Kerman

    Pateh Douzi, also known as “Selseleh Douzi” or “Fateh Douzi” is an important handicraft of Kerman province. Fortunately,...

  • Kalash or Giveh (espadrille) of Kurdistan

    Giveh is the traditional espadrille of Iran that local people of Kordestan call “Kalash”. Kalash has become a...

  • Kelim of Qazvin

    Hand woven products are one of crafts that can be traced back to many years ago. They were...

  • Gabbeh of Bushehr

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

  • Illuminated Manuscript (Markazi Province)

    One of the main branches of Persian handicrafts which is in fact defined as a fine art, as well, is illuminated manuscript. The term “fine art” refers to those groups of arts which are more artistic than industrial.

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