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Ghalamkari

Watching colourful painted pieces of cloth, makes you amaze how they are wonderfully ingenuous. Different designs and themes can hold your hand and take you to the world of art. They can be plants, flowers, animals, historical events, miniature, musicians, dancers, hunting scenes, traditional gyms (zoorkhaneh) and old Iranian literature stories and historical events. The [...]
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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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Shiraz Pottery

Shiraz Pottery Persian pottery or Iranian pottery refers to the pottery works made by the artists of Persia (Iran) and its history goes back to early Neolithic Age (7th millennium BCE).  Through the centuries, Persian potters have responded to the demands and changes brought by political turmoil by adopting and refining newly introduced forms and […]

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Giveh

Giveh Giveh or Givah is a kind of soft, comfortable, durable and handwoven-top shoe common in several parts of Iran especially in rural and mountainous areas. This Handicraft is made up of two parts: sole and upper. The sole is usually rubber or leather the upper is woven thread. Before the arrival of rubber industry […]

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Gabbeh

Gabbeh Gabbeh or gabba carpets are a traditional variety of Persian carpet.This handicraft is known as gava in Kurdish and Luri and is also called khersak in Bakhtiari, literally meaning a “bear’s cub”. A gabbeh is a hand-woven pile rug of coarse quality and medium size (90 x 150 cm, 3 by 5 ft, or larger) […]

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