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handicrafts

Fly on Persian Carpets and Rugs

Carpet or rug, defined as a precious textile fluffy ground cloth woven from cotton, wool and silk in some cases, is considered as one of the ancient industries of Iran; and, as per the artifacts recov...

Varni Bafi of Ardabil

“Varni Bafi” or making Varni, is a traditional and popular weave of Azerbaijan region. Today it is produced in an area called Dasht-e Moghan that is located in the territory of Ardabil province. Varni...

Zanjan Filigree

Filigree is one the most important applied arts of province of Zanjan. Filigree is a kind of metalwork, and researchers have traced it back to 550 to 330 B.C. Many filigree artifacts have been discove...

Giveh of Kermanshah

Giveh Bafi, making of Giveh, or Giveh Chini, is one of most significant handicrafts of Kermanshah and it makes up a major share of products of this province. Giveh is an espadrille like footwear that ...

Golabatoon of Hormozgan

Golabatoon, with a more than two-thousand-year-old history, is a kind of traditional embroidery of Hormozgan. The World Crafts Council has recorded Hormozgan as a center of Golabatoon, due to its uniq...

Kapu of Khuzestan

Kapu Bafi or making Kapu is one of the handicrafts of Khuzestan, one of southern provinces of Iran. In the local dialect of Khuzestan or “Dezfuli”, “Kapu” refers to any sphere or crouched object. But ...

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. One kind of Iranian handicrafts, of which the industrial aspect excels its art...

Shiriki Pich Kilims of Sirjan

One of the oldest handicrafts of Iran are Kilims and historical documents prove that they go back to more than five thousand years ago. Kilims are originally flat weaves that are made without using kn...

Kalpurgan Pottery

According to the specialists, pottery of Sistan and Baluchestan traces back to many thousand years ago. Three villages of Kalpurgan, Kuhmitag and Hulanchgan are the most important centers of pottery i...

Khar Mohreh (Qom)

“big beads (Mohreh) which are worn around the neck of Donkey (Khar)” Dehkhoda states in the definition of Khar Mohreh. Khar Mohreh is among handmade ceramic products with light blue and turquoise blue...