• 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.

  • Tehran institute to hold metal embossing workshop 2018-04-05 14:43

    Tehran institute to hold metal embossing workshop

    TEHRAN – Saba Art and Cultural Institute in Tehran is set to hold a craft workshop on metal embossing from April 25 to September 12.