Mazari, a profession dating to 700 years 

October 20, 2017

Mazari, or henna rubbing, is an old profession peculiar to Yazd Province. Its history goes to 700 years back. The industry has its origin to trades between businesspersons from Yazd province with those from India, Pakistan and Arab states in the Persian Gulf region. Today the industry only exists in Yazd province due to its climatic situation.  The profession attracts the attention of local and foreign tourists in Yazd, the capital of the province with the same name.


 

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