As a tourist walking through the Grand Bazaar of Tehran, you will inevitably run into shops displaying a whole variety of shiny, cute copperwares. These shops are always local favorites, and can be found all over the bazaar and the city. These stores have a variety of different kitchen utensils in all different shapes and [...]
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The Art of Glass

You may have heard about glassblowing and think that it’s a hip and modern phenomenon. But the signs of glassblowing can be found around 2500-3000 BC. Almost all countries and nations around the world have had some exposure to glass making and glassware. Glass has a rich history in art and industry. It is usually [...]
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Rugs and carpets have an important role in iran’s artistic past. Jajims are a type of handcrafted rug, usually woven from cotton or wool, and recognised by their vertical stripe patterns that give them a rainbow-like appearance. Unlike other kinds of rugs and carpets, weaving on horizontal looms is easier due to its speed and [...]
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