traditional textile

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  • Persian handicrafts: Abaa of Bushehr 2021-05-21 20:00

    Persian handicrafts: Abaa of Bushehr

    TEHRAN - Abaa is a kind of loose-fitting and long robe worn over clothing. Such an outfit has been produced across Bushehr province and for centuries.

  • 10,000 sq meters of traditional cloth handcrafted in Iranian village monthly 2021-04-10 20:30

    10,000 sq meters of traditional cloth handcrafted in Iranian village monthly

    TEHRAN – Weavers in the northeastern Iranian village of Rueen produce some 10,000 square meters of traditional cloth within a month. The village is famed as a hub of traditional textile in the country.

  • Iranian handicrafts: discover Gabbeh of Bushehr 2021-04-10 18:59

    Iranian handicrafts: discover Gabbeh of Bushehr

    TEHRAN – 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. It is one of the most popular handicrafts in the southwestern province of Bushehr.

  • Persian handicrafts: Pateh Douzi of Kerman 2021-02-13 21:00

    Persian handicrafts: Pateh Douzi of Kerman

    TEHRAN - Pateh Douzi, which is the art of sewing a kind of embroidery in which all over of the textile is covered by colorful stitches, is one of the most significant handicrafts and souvenirs of Kerman province.

  • Meet Iranian man weaving reed mats for decades 2020-06-12 21:31

    Meet Iranian man weaving reed mats for decades

    Iranian crafter Hassan Heidari, nicknamed Abu-Abdollah, weaves flattened reeds to make a traditional mattress in a village near the southwestern city of Ahvaz on June 12, 2020.    

  • 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.

  • WCC experts visit weavers, workshops in Iranian village 2019-12-27 18:16

    WCC experts visit weavers, workshops in Iranian village

    TEHRAN - World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region Director Ghada Hijavi along with her fellow experts arrived in Qassemabad village on Wednesday to follow up on their assessment to name the northern Iranian rural area a world hub of handicrafts.

  • Fars province exports over $3.2m of handicrafts in H1 2019-11-20 19:36

    Fars province exports over $3.2m of handicrafts in H1

    TEHRAN - Handicrafts exports from Fars province reached $3.264 million during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), an eight percent growth year on year, a provincial tourism chief said on Tuesday.

  • At a Torzhok goldwork factory (Andrei Solomovov/RIA Novosti) 2019-11-17 09:50

    Discover top five Russian folk crafts

    Torzhok’s goldwork embroidery, Yelets lace, Nizhny Tagil’s decorative trays, Fedoskino lacquer miniatures and Rostov enamel: we will tell you where to go to learn about traditional Russian crafts and buy original souvenirs. Let’s get started, or as the Russians say — Poekhali!

  • Beautiful carpets at Shiraz bazaar 2019-11-13 12:18

    Italian traveler finds Iran’s bazaars as heavens for photography

    TEHRAN – Angela Corrias, an Italian-born Journalist, blogger and photographer who captures daily life mainly in Afghanistan, Iran and Italy, has found certain traditional bazaars in Iran as heavens for photography.

  • Traditional Russian textiles on show at Tehran exhibit 2019-11-11 18:11

    Traditional Russian textiles on show at Tehran exhibit

    TEHRAN – On Monday, an exhibition of traditional Russian textiles, including handwoven needlework and embroideries, opened to the public at the Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex in northern Tehran.

  • Iranian festival to highlight Zilou weaving art 2019-01-28 21:05

    Iranian festival to highlight Zilou weaving art

    TEHRAN – Iran’s historical city of Meybod plans to hold a festival on February 16 with the goal of highlighting traditional floor covering Zilou.