Crafters promoting skills at Kerman exhibit

February 17, 2019

TEHRAN – Craftspeople from all 31 provinces of the country are attending a specialized handicrafts exhibition, which will be running through February 18 in the southeastern city of Kerman.

“The specialized exhibition is launched with the aim of supporting Iranian goods and domestic products of craftspeople from all over the country,” a local official said, CHTN reported.

The country’s handicrafts exports reached $190 million in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018), showing 11 percent growth year on year.

Traditional ceramics, pottery vessels, handwoven cloths as well as personal ornamentations with precious and semi-precious gemstones are among Iranian exports to Iraq, Afghanistan and Germany, the U.S., the UK and other countries.

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