To introduce Iranian handicraft it is most important to know that each region in Iran has its own crafting legacy, which through the time has had passed on to the next generation. in the following we have tried to introduce some of our best handcrafts which proudly have been and are still produced by Iranian craftsmen.

Persian carpet

Each country in the world has a symbolic product. The Persian carpet is a product known by the world as Iranian handicraft. The oldest carpet has been discovered 70 years ago in Siberia known as Pazirick is an Iranian carpet goes back to Achaemenid's period. Patterns and colors used in the Persian carpet are completely unique. This uniqueness is not only Specific for Iran, but also to the extent that each city has a special motif and design for itself, and in carpet weaving workshops these designs are woven with vibrant colors and charming threads to enchant any spectator.




Shak

Shak weaving is one of the traditional and practical handicrafts of Iran. This ribbon that is weaved in the rural areas of Hormozgan province is used to decorate the headband, the edge of the traditional skirts and the collar of women's clothing, it is a narrow ribbon, which is referred to as "shak ". The knitting process is very easy and the ribbon is carried out on the cushion made for this purpose by the displacement of several gold reels or silver called "Khos". The name of this collection (cushion, wooden base and gold and silver spools) is Joghan.


Patteh

Patteh is a type of Iranian embroidered needlework and handicrafts patteh is one of Kerman's most important handicrafts, in which the entire surface of the fabric is covered with colorful stitches, the artwork, which mostly housewives and young girls do, on a wide woolen fabric called Areez. The Areez which was used for skirts, coats and women's clothing in the past, is a handmade fabric designed by hand knitting in white, red, ocean blue, yellow and green. In general, Patteh is a type of embroidery,



Patteh

Patchwork is a type of Iranian embroidered needlework and handicrafts and is one of Kerman's most important handicrafts, in which the entire surface of the fabric is covered with colorful stitches, the artwork, which mostly house women and young girls do, on a wide woolen fabric called Areez. The Areez which was used for skirts, coats and women's clothing in the past, is a handmade fabric made by hand knitting machines in white, red, ocean blue, yellow and green. In general, Patteh is a type of embroidery, in which the entire fabric is often stitched with fluffy, woolen or silk threads, and rarely with gold or silver threads. in which the entire fabric is often stitched with woolen or silk threads, and rarely with gold or silver threads.

Golaabaton

The Golabaton is a thread used in embroidery the main thread is silk, which is wrapped round with strings of silver and gold so the Golabaton products are high price. Usually, the amount of gold in these threads is two to three percent, but in some of the Safavid era, up to 50 percent of gold has been used. Currently, Golabaton embroidery production is more in the province of Hormozgan, and most housewives and young girls are engaged in this industry. In general, urban centers and rural areas of the province have fewer families that women and girls are not familiar with the art of knitting with Golabaton. This sewing is commonplace besides Bandar Abbas, Minab and Bandar-lengeh Shiraz, Tabriz, Tehran, Isfahan, Kurdistan, Qazvin, Kashan, Yazd and parts of Bushehr, Shush and Shushtar.



Persian Rug (Geleam)

Gelim is one of the traditional woven handicrafts of Iran, which is very important due to its cheap price and because of the beauty and simplicity of the motifs. The oldest piece is from the Parthian period.



Persian carpet

Each country in the world has a symbolic product. The carpet is a product known by the world as Iranian handicraft. The oldest carpet has been discovered 70 years ago in Siberia known as Pazirick is an Iranian carpet goes back to Achaemenid's period. Patterns and colors used in the Persian carpet are completely unique. This uniqueness is not only Specific for Iran, but also to the extent that each city has a special motif and design for itself, and in carpet weaving workshops these designs are woven with vibrant colors and charming threads to enchant any spectator.

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