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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.

    • 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...

    • Sofreh of North Khorasan

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

    • Shiriki Pich Kilims of Sirjan

      One of the oldest handicrafts of Iran are Kilims and historical documents prove that they go back to more than five...

    • Rashti Duzi of Gilan

      Rashti Duzi is the traditional crocheting and sewing of Rasht, and is considered as one of the richest and most...

    • Pottery of Zonouz

      Zonouz is one of the counties of East Azerbaijan province, near the county of Marand. There is a Kaolin mine near this...

    • Khos Duzi of Hormozgan

      The products of Hormozgan handicrafts are mostly created for local purposes. Khos Duzi, a kind of embroidery, is one of...

    • 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...

    • Kalpurgan Pottery

      According to the specialists, pottery of Sistan and Baluchestan traces back to many thousand years ago. Three villages...

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