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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.

    • Tiling, Symbol of Ornamental Elements in Iran

      Tiling is considered as one of the important symbols and prominent ornamental elements in Iranian architecture, and one...

    • Yazd Pottery

      The art of pottery is one of the most beautiful and ancient crafts of Meybod which, due to its history and economic...

    • South Khorasan Carpets

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

    • Khameh Duzi of Sistan and Baluchestan

      Khameh Duzi is a subcategory of traditional embroidery of Iran. This craft is common in Sistan and Baluchestan province...

    • 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...

    • Marquetry of Western Azarbaijan

      In Persian word, marquetry is called “Mo’aragh” which literally means “an object with trace of veins”. But in terms of...

    • Chalangari of Alborz

      “Chilan” is a Persian word used to describe the tools and objects made from Iron such as chain, small rings, horse...

    • Isfahan Carpets

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

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