History of Iranian Handicrafts

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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culture, like other cultures in the ancient Near East, has a very complex and varied civilization, and we must refer to historical documents to study and identify it.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

A Sign of Persian Art in Persian Handmade Carpets

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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

History of Persian Khatam Kari (Persian Marquetry)

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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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Persian Turquoise Inlay – Firoozeh Koobi

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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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Persian Miniature Painting

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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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