Undoubtedly, the talent and creative power of the Iranians and their interest in art and the creation of artworks have been one of the factors in the persistence of Iranian handicrafts. However, Iranian culture, like other cultures in the ancient Near East, has a very complex and varied civilization, and we must refer to historical documents to study and identify it. Continue reading History of Iranian Handicrafts
Iranian handicrafts include weaving, metal works, wood works, stone and mosaic. The most significant ones in weaving are Persian handicraft carpet and rugs, which are known in the world. Iranian handicrafts Tehran shops and stores of other major provincial cities are mostly under the supervision of Iranian handicraft organization. Continue reading Iranian Handicrafts
Persian Tiling art is one of the most beautiful arts in Iran, which was invented by Iranians and is one of the oldest Iranian handicrafts that has been considered by people since ancient times. This art has many colors and glazes and has been used in various mosques and buildings. Continue reading Introduction of Iranian Tiling Art
Monabat Kari is a branch of the wood industry that is considered an artistic technique. It involves carving on wood and a woodcarver is someone who does the carving on the wood. This is a Persian Handicraft dating back to a time where humans were acquainted with sharp tools and started to cut wood. Continue reading Monabat Kari ( Wood Carving art )
As you know, Iran has various works and handicrafts that have made Iranian handicrafts shine in the world. Among the 5 Iranian handicrafts that play the leading role in the world, we can mention turquoise, inlay, Iranian carpet, engraving and pottery, and ceramics, which have high sales in the market. Continue reading 5 Iran’s Famous Handicrafts in The World
Persian art or Iranian art has one of the richest art heritages in world history and has been strong in many media including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and sculpture. Continue reading Iranian Art & Handicrafts
A sign of Iranian art can be seen in every Persian handmade carpet and this type of carpet is popular in many cities around the world. In the seven divisions of world art, the name of carpet is not mentioned and carpet has no special place in world art. Continue reading A Sign of Persian Art in Persian Handmade Carpets
Iranian handicrafts can be compared to a beautiful and colorful system that Khatam Kari is one of the bright and shining stars of this galaxy. Shiraz is the birthplace and Isfahan can now be named as the base of this magnificent and prominent art of Iranian handicrafts.
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All archaeological studies and excavations indicate that the history of Iranian architecture dates back to about the seventh millennium BC. Since then, this art has been constantly evolving in relation to various issues.
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Minakari or Enamelling is an art that has a history of about five thousand years and is considered a handicraft. Today, this art is mostly done on copper, but it can also be done on gold, silver, and pottery. In the first article we talked about Persian (Iranian) MinaKari, but in this article we want to explain more about this art.
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Turquoise Inlay or Firoozehkubi or Firoozeh Koobi is one of the handicrafts of Iran, which is done by placing small pieces of turquoise stone in a mosaic shape on the surface of dishes, ornaments and decorative objects. Whatever the Turquoise Inlaid plate be more elaborate and regular with smaller distance between the turquoise pieces, the greater its artistic value. Today, the center of this art is Isfahan.
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A Persian miniature is a richly detailed miniature painting which depicts religious or mythological themes from the region of the Middle East now known as Iran. The art of miniature painting in Persia flourished from the 13th through the 16th centuries, and continues to this day, with several contemporary artists producing notable Persian miniatures.
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