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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.

  • Gereh Chini or Trelliswork of Tehran

    One of the traditional decorative and applicable handicrafts of Iran is “Gereh Chini”, literally meaning arranging the knots,...

  • Shawl of Kurdistan

    One of the most important crafts that developed in the geographic realm of Iran, is making shawls. Like...

  • Pottery, Earthen Arts and Craft

    Pottery is the craft or art of making dishes from clay by hand or wheels and the dishes...

  • Gabbeh of Bushehr

    Gabbeh is one of the most popular handicrafts of Bushehr. They are common in almost all the villages,...

  • Pateh Douzi of Kerman

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

  • Mekhraj Kari of Mashhad

     There are many gemstone mines in Mashhad, the center of Razavi Khorasan province and its surrounding cities. That...

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