Tehran exhibit highlights Iranian handicrafts

May 23, 2017 - 9:33

TEHRAN – A patchwork of Iranian handicrafts have been put on show at the headquarters of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting in line with a scheme that pursues encouraging the skills at various workplaces.

Craftspeople native to Tehran, Isfahan, and Alborz provinces are promoting their works within eight stalls at the exhibit, which is organized under the auspices of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization. 

Holding such events helps the handicrafts market thrive, empowers artisans, and paves the way for them to be acquainted with [the taste of] people from all walks of life,  Mehr quoted Pouya Mahmoudian, the director of the CHTHO Exports Department as saying on May 17.

The exhibit runs through May 25. It features inlaid jewelry, traditional glasswork, marquetry works, amongst others.

PHOTO: Wooden boxes handcrafted with marquetry ornaments

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