Thursday, 28 January 2016 11:51


Persian Carpet

Carpet weaving is an essential part of Persian culture and art. Within the group of Oriental rugs or Islamic carpets produced by the countries of the so-called "rug belt", the Persian carpet stands out by the variety and elaborateness of its manifold designs.

Needlework Folk Art

It is largely associated with Kerman province, where it is produced by women. A wide piece of wool fabric is needleworked with colored thread.

Khatam Crafting (Shiraz)

The art of crafting a Khatam. Common materials used in the construction of inlaid articles are gold, silver, brass, aluminum and twisted wire.

Enamelling (Isfahan)

the art of painting, colouring and ornamenting the surface of metals by fusing over it brilliant colours that are decorated in an intricate design.

Minituare Painting (Isfahan)

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.

Pre-Islamic art of Zilou Weaving (Meybod)

The hand-woven carpet made of cotton, is the evolved form of mat weaving and originates from the city of Meybod located 50 Kilometers northwestern Yazd.

Ababafi (Naeen Province)

One of the most traditonal Iranian hand-made works made from camel and sheep wool. It is a very common product in southern provinces of Iran.

Zari Bafi (Isfahan & Kashan)

Traditional fabric with gold weft.