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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.

    • Chalangari of Alborz

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

    • Darayi Bafi of Yazd

      The history of Yazd has entwined with the history of its textile industry. The traditional textile products of Yazd were...

    • Toreutics, Precious Artistic Metalworking

      Toreutics is an Iranian field of art which is considered as handicrafts and artistic metalworking. There is no clear...

    • Hamedan Carpet

      Hamedan is one of the centers of carpet trading in Iran, where weaving carpets have also been practiced from a long time...

    • Persian Miniature, Blend of Art and Professionalism

      Miniature or Persian miniature is an art that brings the ability of depicting the whole nature in a small frame and...

    • Turkmen Douzi

      One of the most beautiful and delicate Iranian craft is Turkmen Douzi of Golestan (literally meaning Turkmen sewing...

    • Nazok Kari or Rizeh Kari of Urmia

      Woodcrafts refers to objects that are made from wood, and carpentry is one of the most important professions in cities...

    • 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...

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