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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...

    • Nazok Kari of Kurdistan

      Kurdistan is the province with second highest forest cover and sources of wood in Iran. The availability of sustainable...

    • Charogh Duzi of Quchan

      Amongst all the traditional shoes and foot wears of Iran, we encounter beautiful local names that are particular to each...

    • Khar Mohreh (Qom)

      “big beads (Mohreh) which are worn around the neck of Donkey (Khar)” Dehkhoda states in the definition of Khar Mohreh...

    • 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...

    • Chigh Bafi of Ilam

      Chigh is the cover of the walls of nomadic people of Ilam province. This handicraft product is woven by the skillful...

    • Sofreh of North Khorasan

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

    • Ihrami Bafi of Khuzestan


      Ihrami is a kind of traditional fabric of Iran that is locally produced in province of Khuzestan. This fabric is made...

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