Handicraft

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  • National exhibit of handicrafts opens in Arak  Yesterday 20:26

    Nationwide crafts exhibit underway in Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – A nationwide sales exhibition has brought together tens of Iranian craftspeople in Kermanshah, western Iran.

  • A view of the Mirror Hall (Talar-e Aineh) at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran. 2019-07-14 23:29

    Retrospective shows delicacy of mirrorwork in Iranian architecture

    TEHRAN – Delicacy of mirrorwork in Iranian architecture is in the limelight at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran, where a retrospective of a veteran Iranian artisan is underway.

  • Exhibit to bring together crafters from six provinces 2019-07-13 23:12

    Exhibit to bring together crafters from six provinces

    TEHRAN - Tens of crafters and artisans from six provinces will come together to promote skills in a sales exhibit which is to be held in Mahabad, West Azarbaijan province.

  • (From left) CHHTO deputy director Pouya Mahmoudian and Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar visit an exhibition of traditional women’s wear and personal ornamentation at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex on July 10, 2019. 2019-07-12 18:06

    Crafts exhibit spotlights fusion of nomadic, modern styles

    TEHRAN – A fusion of traditional and modern principles of designs in women’s wear and personal ornamentation was in the limelight at an exhibit, which came to end on Friday at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex.

  • National exhibit of handicrafts opens in Arak  2019-07-09 19:30

    National exhibit of handicrafts opens in Arak 

    A national exhibition of handicrafts, featuring a wide variety of ancient skills, traditions and souvenirs, opened its doors to the public in the central city of Arak on July 8, 2019. 

  • 2,000 pieces of pottery on show at Tehran exhibit 2019-07-08 22:25

    2,000 pieces of pottery on show at Tehran exhibit

    TEHRAN - A vast collection of ceramics and potteries, comprising 2,000 pieces by Iranian crafter Zahra Kavian, is currently on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran.

  • “Tabriz event establishes synergy between tourism and handicrafts” 2019-07-03 20:56

    “Tabriz event establishes synergy between tourism and handicrafts”

    TEHRAN – The Iranian city of Tabriz is concurrently playing host to the 9th National Handicrafts Exhibition and the 1st Tourism Exhibition which is described by the deputy tourism chief as a “synergetic” approach to link traveling with souvenirs and handicrafts.

  • Sales exhibit of handicrafts opens in Tehran 2019-06-22 20:58

    Sales exhibit of handicrafts opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN – On Saturday, a major sales exhibition of handicrafts opened to the public at the Eshraq Cultural Center, northeast Tehran.

  • Tabriz to host major exhibits of tourism, handicrafts 2019-06-19 19:16

    Tabriz to host major exhibits of tourism, handicrafts

    TEHRAN – The Iranian city of Tabriz, which was once an influential adherent of the Silk Road corridor and a gateway to Europe, is to play host to major exhibits of tourism and handicrafts, IRNA reported.

  • WCC-APR Director Ghada Hijavi visits a crafts workshop in Iran’s Meybod, June 17, 2019. 2019-06-18 20:57

    Meybod worthy of being world city for Zilou, WCC-APR director says

    TEHRAN - World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region Director Ghada Hijavi has said that Iran’s Meybod deserves bearing the tile “World City for Zilou”, which the council bestowed it in 2018.

  • Tehran exhibit features personal ornamentations 2019-06-17 20:01

    Tehran exhibit features personal ornamentations

    TEHRAN – Sets of traditional jewelry and personal ornamentations are on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran.

  • 67 fields of handicraft being practiced in Kashan 2019-06-15 20:46

    67 fields of handicraft being practiced in Kashan

    TEHRAN – Of 290 fields of handicraft, which are known in Iran, 67 are currently being practiced in Kashan, tourism chief of the oasis city said on Thursday.

  • File photo: Foreign travelers browse handicrafts at a Tehran crafts exhibit. 2019-06-15 19:04

    Suitcase trade exports of handicrafts fetches Iran $99m in year

    TEHRAN – Iran earned some $99 million from exporting handicrafts via suitcase trade (allowed for customs-free and tax-free transfer) during the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), the deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, said on Monday, CHTN reported.

  • Meybod hosting regional handicrafts exhibit 2019-06-14 19:35

    Meybod hosting regional handicrafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Meybod, which is a world city of handicrafts, is hosting a crafts exhibition in which craftspeople from ten provinces are participating.

  • Some 70,000 artisans, craftspeople live in Isfahan province 2019-06-11 19:01

    Some 70,000 artisans, craftspeople live in Isfahan province

    TEHRAN – Some 70,000 artisans and craftspeople have so far been identified across the central province of Isfahan. 

  • Tehran street titled “Handicrafts Parade”  2019-06-11 18:54

    Tehran street titled “Handicrafts Parade” 

    TEHRAN – Authorities in the capital city of Tehran have granted the title of “Handicrafts Parade” to a downtown street, where there are tens of shops specialized in handicrafts, CHTN reported.

  • Handicrafts exports up 3%, hit $289 million 2019-06-10 21:03

    Handicrafts exports up 3%, hit $289 million

    Tours to Iran’s world craft hubs in the pipeline

    TEHRAN - Iran’s handicrafts exports reached $289 million in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), showing three percent growth year on year, Pouya Mahmoudian, the deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, said on Monday, CHTN reported.

  • A pair of earrings richly ornamented with needlework 2019-06-09 20:59

    CHHTO showcasing Baluchi needlework

    TEHRAN – A collection of needlework embroideries, handcrafted by Baluchi artisans, has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran.

  • A view of Azadi Tower 2019-06-08 19:37

    Azadi Tower to host crafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – A sales exhibition of handicrafts will open today at Tehran’s Azadi Tower (Borj-e Azadi), featuring works by several crafts students and their trainers, Mehr reported.

  • Iran showcasing tourism at China fair 2019-06-01 20:39

    Iran showcasing tourism at China fair

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian travel-associated businesses, tour operators, artists and artisans represent the Islamic Republic at the CMT China, a fair for holidays and leisure, which opened in Nanjing on Friday.

  • Meybod to host major Zilou festival 2019-05-29 20:56

    Meybod to host major Zilou festival

    TEHRAN – Meybod is preparing to host a major festival of Zilou, a traditional type of floor covering, which the Iranian oasis city is famous for.

  • Woodcarver Saeed Arzegan in an undated photo. 2019-05-27 20:12

    Iranian woodcarver honored at Australia’s Garland

    TEHRAN - Iranian woodcarver Saeed Arzegan has been honored at Australia’s Garland for his work named “Love Whisper”, which took 320 hours to be completed using 590 pieces of wood.

  • Tehran Ambassador to Paris Bahram Qassemi (5th L) visits Révélations – Fine Craft and Creation Fair – on May 23, 2019. 2019-05-24 21:07

    Iran makes debut at renowned Révélations

    TEHRAN – Ten top Iranian handcrafters are showing skills at the Révélations – Fine Craft and Creation Fair, which is underway at the Grand Palais in Paris.

  • Tehran exports $84m of handicrafts 2019-05-15 20:21

    Tehran exports $84m of handicrafts

    TEHRAN – Handicrafts exports from Tehran province reached some $84.12 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), Mehr reported.

  • Khatam is an ancient Persian technique of inlaying; a version of marquetry where art forms are made by decorating the surface of wooden articles with delicate pieces of wood, bone and metal precisely-cut intricate geometric patterns. 2019-05-13 19:22

    Iran to hold permanent crafts exhibit in Vienna 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is going to set up a permanent handicrafts exhibition in Vienna.

  • Seven Iranian crafts get Geographical Indication tags 2019-04-28 22:34

    Seven Iranian crafts get Geographical Indication tags

    TEHRAN – A select of seven Iranian handicraft fields have gained tags of Geographical Indication (GI), an international recognition granted by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

  • Hormozgan province exports $3.15m of handicrafts  2019-04-23 22:13

    Hormozgan province exports $3.15m of handicrafts 

    TEHRAN - Handicrafts exports from Hormozgan province reached some $3.15 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), CHTN reported. 

  • Muscat exhibit takes a look at crafts by Iranians 2019-03-13 21:44

    Muscat exhibit takes a look at crafts by Iranians

    TEHRAN – Several Iranian crafters promoted their works at a Muscat exhibition, which ran from March 10 to 13 at the Sahwa Park of the Omani capital.

  • Enameled works on show in Tehran 2019-03-12 09:21

    Enameled works on show in Tehran

    TEHRAN - An exhibit, featuring collections of enameled works by 15 Iranian crafters, has opened doors to the public in Tehran’s Sa’dabad Cultural-Historical Complex, IRNA reported.

  • Iranian handicrafts 2019-03-05 09:47

    Tehran to host handicrafts exhibit days before Noruz

    TEHRAN - Hundreds of artisans from across Iran will show their works at a major sales exhibition, which will be held days before Noruz, the new Iranian year, at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.