hand-woven carpet

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  • Exquisite carpet patterns restored in Kerman 2021-09-13 20:00

    Exquisite carpet patterns restored in Kerman

    TEHRAN – A panel of Iranian cultural heritage experts has restored 20 delicate carpet patterns, which date from the Safavid to Pahlavi eras.

  • Iranian handicrafts: Chigh of Ilam 2021-08-23 21:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Chigh of Ilam

    TEHRAN – "Chigh" is the local word for a colorful nomadic wall-covering, which is woven by the skillful hands of crafters in Ilam province.

  • Hand-woven carpet exports jump 84.6 percent in two months 2021-06-29 21:30

    Hand-woven carpet exports jump 84.6 percent in two months

    TEHRAN - Iran’s export of hand-woven carpets increased 84.6 percent in terms of value during the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year 1400 (March 21-May 21, 2021), from a year earlier, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Gabbeh rugs popular for interior design 2021-06-21 20:00

    Gabbeh rugs popular for interior design

    TEHRAN – Gabbeh rugs have long been a popular feature when it comes to interior decor. Gabbeh is a traditional flooring similar to carpet but they differ from one another in motifs, size, colors, and the number of its long and thick wefts. Such a rug is one of the most popular handicrafts in the southwestern province of Bushehr.

  • Iranian handicrafts: Sarouk carpets of Arak 2021-06-19 22:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Sarouk carpets of Arak

    TEHRAN - Little is known about the history of handwoven carpets being made in Arak, the capital of Markazi province, and its surrounding villages.

  • 19th, early 20th century carpets on show at Karaj exhibit 2021-06-16 18:24

    19th, early 20th century carpets on show at Karaj exhibit

    TEHRAN – A collection of handwoven Persian carpets and rugs, which date to the 19th and early 20th century, has been put on show in Karaj, the capital of Alborz province.

  • فرش دستباف 2021-03-29 12:20

    Handwoven carpet production up 34% in 10 months on year

    TEHRAN – Production of handwoven carpets in Iran has increased by 34 percent in the first 10 months of the previous Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2020) compared to the same period in its preceding year.

  • Tehran to host major carpet exhibit in Sept. despite coronavirus concerns 2020-07-04 23:04

    Tehran to host major carpet exhibit in Sept. despite coronavirus concerns

    TEHRAN – Tehran will host an international carpet exhibition in September as the event had been postponed for some three months over coronavirus concerns.

  • 3,000-year-old silk spinning still practiced in Iran 2020-01-04 18:53

    3,000-year-old silk spinning still practiced in Iran

    TEHRAN – There are silk makers in different parts of Iran, mainly in northern Gilan and northeastern Khorasan Razavi provinces, that still practice the trade their ancestors did some 3,000 years ago.

  • Farahnaz Rafe’, the new director of Iran’s National Carpet Center 2020-01-01 19:00

    New director of Iran’s National Carpet Center appointed

    TEHRAN - Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Rahmani on Tuesday appointed Farahnaz Rafe’ as the new director of the National Carpet Center.

  • President Hassan Rouhani stands on a 600-square-meter handwoven carpet in an international carpet exhibit in Tabriz, August 1, 2019. 2019-08-04 19:32

    Iran introduces gigantic handwoven carpet

    TEHRAN –President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday unveiled a gigantic handwoven carpet during the opening ceremony of an international carpet fair, running in Tabriz from August 1 to 4. 

  • Handmade kilims on display at Carpet Museum of Iran 2018-09-29 21:49

    Hand-woven carpet exports jump 10% in 4 months

    TEHRAN – Iran’s export of hand-woven carpets increased 10 percent in terms of value during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 21-July 22, 2018), from a year earlier, ISNA reported on Saturday.