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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.

    • 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...

    • Sofreh of North Khorasan

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

    • Carpets of Sanandaj

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

    • Shawl of Kurdistan

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

    • Gereh Chini or Trelliswork of Tehran

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

    • 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...

    • Kelim of Harsin

      Kelim is a hand woven that is produced on looms and without the use of knots. It has long been used as a floor covering...

    • 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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