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Blog Tag : handicraft

March 22, 2021
souvenirs to buy in Iran
From charming handwoven carpets, and delicate Khatam Kari pieces, to aromatic saffron of Iran and tasty traditional sweets there are many things that you can buy in Iran and take back home as a memento of your travel to Iran. Here is a guide to top souvenirs to buy in Iran.
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December 28, 2020
Ghalamzani - Persian handicraft
Ghalamzani or engraving on metal is one of the top Iranian handicrafts which is still practiced in cities like Isfahan and is a great souvenir of Iran.
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December 3, 2020
Persian Miniature - UNESCO World Heritage
Iranian miniature, also known as Iranian painting (Taz-Hib), is a magnificent and ancient art form that has been practiced for centuries and classified into various schools. As a UNESCO world heritage, this blog will showcase the different Persian miniature schools throughout history in various cities. The Persian miniature is a rich and diverse form of art that has been shaped by the unique cultural and historical contexts of Iran.
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September 28, 2020
Termeh textile
Termeh is a type of luxurious handwoven textile and is among the best Iranian handicrafts and souvenirs. Yazd is the city of beautiful textiles.
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September 7, 2020
Persian turquiose stone
Turquoise is an eye-catching gemstone which is extracted in Neishabour city of eastern Iran, which has the biggest and oldest turquoise mine in the world. Turquoise is one of the best souvenirs of Iran.
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August 17, 2020
Persian Carpets
The noble Persian carpets have been woven with different weaving techniques, designs, and colors for thousands of years and in different regions of the vast country of Iran, and today it is famous worldwide, as it is one of the most popular souvenirs of Iran among the travelers. In this blog we have introduced the top city-style and nomadic carpets that you might like to buy when you travel to Iran.
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June 9, 2020
Iranian handicrafts
June 10 marks the World Handicrafts Day and celebrates the skill of artists and the glamour of handicrafts all around the world. The World Handicrafts Council was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
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May 26, 2020
Minakrari (enameling)
Mina Kari or enameling is the art of covering metal objects like, silver, gold, and copper with a layer of glazing colors and fixing and fusing them in kiln high temperature. This Iranian handicraft is among the best souvenirs travelers buy in Iran, as it is not very heavy and has a reasonable price.
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March 28, 2020
Ghalamkar is one of the most important Iranian handicrafts, which is mainly produced in the city of Isfahan, and it is the art of printing motifs on textiles.
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January 1, 2020
A while after the first men learned to make clothes out of animals’ fur and skin, they came up with the idea of creating rugs with the same fur to sit on soft rugs instead of hard cold rocks. Kilim and felt rugs, with a simpler weaving method are the first rugs that men invented. According to the evidence weaving kilims dates back to 2500 years ago. But what are Kilims?
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