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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.

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • Ghoflsazi (locksmithing) of Chaleshtar

      Chaleshtar is one of the oldest cities in the neighborhood of Shahr-e Kord, in the province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari...

    • Souzan Douzi of Turkmen

      One the most beautiful and delicate of Iranian crafts are created by Turkmen women. It is called “Souzan Douzi” or...

    • Pateh Douzi of Kerman

      Pateh Douzi, also known as “Selseleh Douzi” or “Fateh Douzi” is an important handicraft of Kerman province. Fortunately...

    • Crystal Craving of Alborz

      Craving crystals is one of the most original and common cold methods of decorating crystal works tracing back to...

    • Mirror Work in Fars

      Mirror work is the art of creating regular forms by using small or large pieces of mirror mosaics, and is used as a...

    • Guilan Pottery

      Pottery is one of the oldest handicrafts of Gilan. Many pottery artifacts that belong to Iron Age can be found in Marlik...

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