Iran Handicrafts

Iran Handicrafts

Persia has been a center of civilization for at least 7000 years. Iran art as one of the richest art heritages in the world history and encompasses many disciplines including Calico (Ghalamkar), Gerehchini, Making National Musical Instruments of Iran (Tar & Setar), Glassy Work, Silverwork, Woodcarving, Engraving (Ghalamzani), Needlework, Patchwork (Pateh Douzi), Gelim (kind of rug), Daraei (kind of cloth), Cashmere (Termeh), Inlaid work, Miniature, Tile working, Writing and calligraphy and pottery. Iranians were among the first nations who use geometry, astronomy, and mathematics in architecture and have wonderful skills in making massive domes and you still can visit in the structure of bazaars and mosques.

Here is a brief list of Iranian art and handicraft:

  • Calico (Ghalamkar) in Isfahan
  • Engraving (Ghalamzani) in Isfahan
  • Gerehchini  in Yazd
  • Inlaid work in Shiraz & Isfahan
  • Khatam  in Shiraz
  • Persian painting (Negargari & Tazhib)  in Isfahan and Tabriz
  • Silverwork  in Isfahan
  • Tile working in Meybod
  • Woodcarving in Shiraz
  • Needlework  in Sistan-Baluchestan
  • Patchwork (Pateh Douzi) in Kerman
  • Daraei (kind of cloth) in Yazd
  • Cashmere (Termeh) in Yazd
  • Glassy Work in Tehran

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