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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Wood Inlaid (Moaragh) is the art of substitution of the different parts of a design by colored pieces of wood and integrating them with each other in order to decorate the surface of a tableau or other wooden under structures.
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Termeh is a type of Persian handwoven cloth, produced primarily in the Isfahan province. Now the Yazd Termeh is the most beautiful and famous in the world. Yazd is the center of the design, producing and marketing of Termeh. Weaving termeh requires a good wool with long fibers.
Iranian handicrafts have been the fruit of Iranian taste and art for centuries. In this way, Iran is in the first place in terms of diversity of fields and in the third place in the world in terms of product supply position.
Tessellations: A geometric folding technique in which the image is created by the pattern of folded edges across the paper. Tessellations are often periodic (repeating) and may be flat or three-dimensional, and many of them exhibit further structure when held up to the light.