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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.

    • Carpets of Sanandaj

      Kurdistan province is one of the centers that has heavily influenced the handicraft of carpets in Iran. Kurdistan...

    • South Khorasan Carpets

      South Khorasan has witnessed the production of many exquisite carpets in various historical eras and each has been...

    • Khar Mohreh (Qom)

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

    • Shawl of Kurdistan

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

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