metalwork

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  • Berlin show features 5,000 years of Iranian arts and culture 2022-03-04 17:48

    Berlin show features 5,000 years of Iranian arts and culture

    TEHRAN - For the first time in a Berlin institution the cultural history of Iran – from the early civilizations through to the modern era – is the focus of a major art-historical survey exhibition.

  • A late Timurid/early Safavid tinned-copper bowl. Iran, late 15th/early 16th century. 2021-09-11 20:30

    Glimpses of copper and coppersmithing in ancient Iran

    TEHRAN - History on the usage of copper is best understood when studied under the three stages of its use throughout human life namely, the Chalcolithic or Copper Age, Bronze Age, and the ancient times. And some anthropologists believe copper to be the first metal used by humans due to its softness and ease of manipulation.

  • Exhibit features 50 years of metalwork by Iranian crafters 2021-07-06 20:30

    Exhibit features 50 years of metalwork by Iranian crafters

    TEHRAN – A group exhibit featuring 50 years of metalwork by a select of Iranian crafters has been launched at the headquarters of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism in Tehran.

  • Iranian handicrafts: Zanjan filigree 2021-04-28 08:07

    Iranian handicrafts: Zanjan filigree

    TEHRAN - Filigree is one the most important applied arts of Iran's Zanjan province. It is a kind of metalwork, and researchers have traced it back to 550 to 330 BC. 

  • Plate: the Sassanid king Yazdgard I, slaying a stag 2020-10-21 18:16

    Sasanians promoted Persian arts through trade, conquest, and diplomacy: experts

    TEHRAN - Under Sassanid rule (224 CE–651) Persian arts and architecture experienced a general renaissance. However, it made its way well beyond the vast borders of the longest-lived Persian dynasty, which at its greatest extent encompassed all of present-day Iran and Iraq and stretched from the eastern Mediterranean (including Anatolia and Egypt) to Pakistan, and from parts of southern Arabia to the Caucasus and Central Asia.