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 .

The historical discoveries belonging to the ancient times as the Sassanian ( 700AD) , the Seljuk – (100 AD) and the Safavid (1600 AD) dynasties indicate a few of the outstanding metal work periods . Resuming this art is due to the diligent attempts of the Late Ostad Mohammad Oraizi and the Late Ostad Mohammad Taghi Zufan during the past eighty years , which has bean led to creating tens of outstanding and distinguished metal engravings on the one hand and training the new generation on the other.