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Persepolis

  Legendary city of Persepolis, is the former capital of Darius the Great and founded in 512 BC. There was no more impressive construction in the ancient world, except perhaps Karnak in Egypt. The centre of the great Persian Empire, ceremonial capital of the Achaemenians and the showpiece of Achaemenian art, Persepolis (Capital of Persia […]

The History Of Persia

  The Persian Empire was one of the first major empires in the ancient world. The ancient Persian Empire originated in the region currently known as Iran. At its peak, the Persian Empire encompassed most of the Middle East, Asia Minor and parts of Central Asia and India. Early Persians inhabited the ancient region of […]

souvenir

Souvenir in Iran Iran is a gorgeous location to buy souvenirs and you will find it difficult not to indulge yourself. In fact due to its very ancient civilization, rich cultures and also geographical place, has an significant influence in the world arts and handicrafts. Different cities in Iran specialize in private products.Iranian souvenirs can […]

history of persian painting

Iran painting As a matter of fact, its true to declare that it was at the end of the Qajar time, or thereabouts, that Persian painting in its several branches, overtake its nadir. The last half-century, has seen a significant renaissance, helped by the foundation of art schools in different parts of the country. By […]

history of gemstone of mashhad

Father of Iran’s Rock Industry “Ghanbar Rahimi” whose knowledge of the quarries was second to none and who was called as “Iran’s Sultan of Stone” was born in Soove village in Isfahan city. He is known as father of Iran’s rock industry because of his fantastic services toward Extraction also discovery of mines such as […]

Handicrafts

Isfahan Isfahan is located 406 kilometres south of Tehran, and it is located at the intersection of the two principal north_south and east–west routes of Iran. Its also has hot weather during the summer and it has very cold nights in winter . Isfahan also has many , monuments , historical buildings , paintings and […]

ISFAHAN

ISFAHAN (Esfahan Handicrafts) Isfahan has maintained its position as a major center for traditional crafts in Persia. The crafts of Isfahan encompass textiles, carpets, metalwork, woodwork, ceramics, painting, and inlay works of various kind. The work is carried out in different settings including small industrial and bazaar workshops, in the homes of craftsmen and women, […]

INSCRIPTION WRITTEN IN PERSIAN PAINTING METHOD OF “NÈGARGARI” Ahmadamiraghai Mehrdad

INSCRIPTION WRITTEN IN PERSIAN PAINTING METHOD OF “NÈGARGARI” Ahmadamiraghai Mehrdad Abstract: Nègargari is one of the Persian visual arts that consist of very delicate and fine decorative patterns. In the last years of the seventh century, that Sassanideras ended and start of Islamic eras, with a slight delay and with the benefit of Persian old […]

TURQUOISE INLAYING, MIRACLE HANDICRAFTS OF ISFAHAN

Turquoise Inlaying both on jewelry and containers includes a copper, brass, silver, nickel or bronze object on parts of the surface of which small pieces of turquoise are set in mosaic fashion thus giving the object a special glamour. The production of Turquoise Inlaying includes two general stages: Goldsmith Goldsmith includes the making and preparation […]

MASTER BAHRAM MONABATI

Shiraz and Abadeh are among the centers in which the inlaid is professionally make and large professors in these cities are engaged in training and teaching of artists and enthusiasts. What is known today in Iran’s traditional embossing is the way of carving that is in elegance and refusal of imitation and also to evidences […]

MASTER MOHAMMAD BAGHER AGHAMIRI

  Mohammad Bagher Aghamiri was born in Daryasogand, Bijar, 1950 . He Born in a family of artists. Mohammad Aghamiri after passing the primary and secondary school in Tehran and obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in painting from Tehran stairs to the UK went on to continue his education in the field of art.He had numerous […]

LALEJIN POTTERY

Lalejin, City of Pottery The great view from the hills of Hekmataneh and the palaces of Laodicea are the trademarks of Hamedan. Pottery is still popular in this province and has made it the most important source of income throughout the region. There are around 550 workshops in Hamedan,about 6296 people are working in these […]

KILIM OF SIRJAN

The city of Sirjan is located in the southwest of Kerman province. Sirjan rugs typically have both bold types and colors. Designs are often geometric, and sometimes feature flower (rose) motif.Colors of which are used are often a red field with other colors being blue, black, ivory and other colors. Sirjan are on the thinner side, […]

HISTORY OF PERSIAN POTTERY

The first pottery of mankind The first dishes made by humans for daily use were baskets. In this form they were covered the baskets with flowers in order to penetrate them in and out. When the pottery and pottery industry was created and the possibility of making furnaces and cooking slime was made, people remembered […]

HAND-WOVEN FLOOR COVERING (ZILOU)

World Craft City of Meybod for hand-woven Floor Covering (Zilou) Zilou is one of the oldest type of handmade carpet in Iran and has been woven in Meybod (55KM to Yazd) from many years ago. It was the carpet of Iranians not so long ago and was exported from Meybod to many cities of Iran […]

POTTERY OF KALPOURGAN

Kalipour is the name of a medicinal plant with a special drug in the Balochistan region, and Kalporgan is one of that fascinating villages, located in Sistan and Baloochestan province in southeast of Iran has recently nominated as the first handicraft village in the world. Most of the people are farmers and produce: dates, citrus […]

KLASH(HANDMADE FOOTWARE)

Klash, also called Giveh, is a traditional footwear used to be very popular all over Iran in the past. The lightweight and breathable footwear was originally intended to wear by men, however, in some regions they are welcomed by women too in the hot summertime.A network of creative craft cities worldwide(WCC) has been recently launched […]

WOODCARVING OF ABADEH

One of the brilliant handicrafts in Iran, like the other kinds of ancient crafts which is a combination of art and patience, is wood carving. Its artisans create highly talented and valuable consumer goods from cheap and great deal of initial materials. Wood carving involves carving of wood based on precise designs. each carved piece […]

GEMSTONE OF MASHHAD

Tehran (ISNA) – KhorasanRazavi mines includes more than 15 types of gemstones such as garnet, types of agates, turquoise, types of quartz, types of jasper, aquamarine and types of ruby.  “The jury panel of the World Crafts Council – Asia Pacific Region visited Mashhad in April and presented their assessment to senior experts of the […]

HISTORY OF WOODCARVING

Wood carving is one of the brilliant oldest arts of humankind. Wooden spears from the Middle Paleolithic, such as the Clacton spears, represent that people have engaged in functional woodwork for millennia. It is noticeable that, Wood carving is a form of woodworking via cutting tool (knife) in one hand or a chisel by two hands […]

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