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Ghalamzani (Engraving on Metal)

Engraving (Ghalamzani) is the art of carving superb designs on various metals such as copper, brass,silver and gold. Isfahan is the main center for this handicraft. The artistic work of this course is made by artists who are the glorious and undeniable indication of Previous metal work of Iranian handicraft and Isfahan , in particular […]

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Tile Work (Kashi Kari)

A tile is a manufactured piece of hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, or even glass, generally used for covering roofs, floors, walls, showers, or other objects such as tabletops. In Islamic mosques tiles are used for decorating and covering of the mosque. Tiles are often used to form wall and floor coverings, and […]

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Khatam (Inlaid Work)

Inlaid work (or Khatam as it is called in Persian) means wood decorating with multiple regular sides. Khatam is made in different sides five, six, eight, and ten sides. At present, the six sided Khatam is the most prevalent whose materials are cut and wrapped or pasted in equilateral triangle form with string or glue. […]

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Sohan

Sohan is a traditional Persian saffron brittle toffee. Its ingredients consist of wheat sprout, flour, egg yolks, rose water, sugar, butter or vegetable oil, saffron, cardamom, and slivers of almond and pistachio. There are some types of sohan, Sohan Afshar is one of the most important and delicious type in Isfahan. You can also find […]

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Poolaki

Poolaki is a type of candy made mainly in Isfahan, Iran. Its shape is in the form of a thin disc, pretty much like a very thin coin, which starts dissolving as it enters the mouth. It is made of sugar, water, white vinegar and some natural taste of saffron, dried lime or cocoa powder. […]

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