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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...

    • 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...

    • Isfahan Carpets

      Like many other cities of Iran, Isfahan has a long history of carpets and its crafts. Seljuk dynasty is the period when...

    • Kermanshah Carpets

      For many villagers and nomads of Kermanshah, who are still much attached to their historic and cultural roots, making...

    • Jajim of Khalkhal

      Khalkhal is considered one of the important handicraft centers of Ardebil province and also Iran. The most prominent...

    • Batik Printing of Eastern Azerbaijan

      Batik can be considered a kind of applying patterns on fabrics especially silk. In this method parts of fabric are...

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