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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.

    • Tow Bafi of Birjand

      Tow Bafi is the dominant handicraft of Khorashad village, one of the counties of Birjand in the South Khorasan. It was...

    • Kashi Haft Rang (Seven-Colored Tiles) of Shiraz

      Tiles industry and tile-work crafts, that can be more found in ornaments of many architectures and specially shrines of...

    • 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...

    • Ghalamkari Print of Isfahan (Calico Work)

      Ghalamkari, a kind of traditional print that is applied to textile, is one of many handicrafts of Isfahan. The...

    • Charogh Duzi of Quchan

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

    • Mekhraj Kari of Mashhad

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

    • 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...

    • Gilan 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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