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19 Jun Video Post: Watch How the Tremendous Art of Persian Khatam (Inlaying) & Minkari (Enamel) Handicrafts are made?
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Buy Persian Handicrafts at: www.persianhandicrafts.comKhatamkari  Delicate and meticulous marquetry has been produced since the Safavid period. In fact, khatam was so popular in the court that princes learned this technique alongside music and pa..
13 Jun Post:June 10 Marks the World Handicrafts Day - What Does Persian Handicrafts Offer?
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Buy Persian Handicrafts at: www.persianhandicrafts.comTehran will host International Handicrafts Fair during June 20-25 concurrent with the World’s Handicrafts Day.Talking to Iran Daily, Pouya Mahmoudian, the director general of Handicrafts’ Expo..
06 Jun Post: Persian Turquoise, Jewel of the Orient
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 For at least 2,000 years, the region once known as Persia, has remained the most important source of turquoise. It’s sky-blue turquoise has always been a magnet for beauty seekers throughout history.Turquoise is a non-vitreous stone, which diff..
04 Jun Post: A Complete Guide on Persian Enamel Art (Mina Kari or Meenakari)
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Post: A Complete Guide on Persian Enamel Art (Mina Kari or Meenakari)The art of Minakari or Enamelling is called miniature of fire as well as the decoration of metal and tile with mina glaze. Minakari or Enamelling is the art of painting, colouring..
30 May Video Post: IRAN – The Veterans of Persian Handicrafts
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In this feature we visit the first handicraft exhibition of Tehran’s veteran artists in Tehran’s Qasr Museum and learn more about some of Tehran’s unique handicrafts and their variety. We also meet up with Master Kazempour who has an old hand in tile..
23 May Post: Persian Handicrafts - A Quick Overview
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The World Handicrafts Council was established by the United Nations Educational,  cientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and 90 countries have already joined it.The World Crafts Council (WCC), affiliated to UNESCO, is a non-profit, non-govern..
13 May Post: Identifying and Understanding the Gabbeh Persian Rug
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Post: Identifying and Understanding the Gabbeh Persian RugThirty years ago, most customers were unfamiliar with Gabbehs. Today the rugs, both old and new, are highly sought after by collectors and consumers for their plain, simple patterns and brig..
09 May Post: Persian Gabbeh Rugs - A Guide to Buyers
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Gabbeh Carpets is one of the primitive tribal forms of carpet weaves. They represent the nomadic patterns mostly by Ghashghai nomads, belonging to the Farsi province in the southwest of Iran. These famous carpets are definitely handmade with wool, bo..
03 May The Art of Persian Metal Work on Brass, Copper & Silver - Part II
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Post: The Art of Persian Metal Work on Brass, Copper & Silver – Part IIRead Part I here. Late medieval metalwork. By the end of the 14th century, following Timur’s invasion of Iran during the last decade of the century, the focus of royal patro..
26 Apr The Art of Persian Metal Work on Brass, Copper & Silver - Part I
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 Post: The Art of Persian Metal Work on Brass, Copper & Silver - Part IPerhaps the most continuous and best-documented artistic medium from Iran in the Islamic period.Metalwork is perhaps the most continuous and best-documented artistic medium ..
18 Apr The Art of Minakari (Enamel Handicrafts)
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    Post: The Art of Minakari (Enamel Handicrafts)The art of Minakari or Enamelling is called miniature of fire as well as the decoration of metal and tile with mina glaze. Minakari or Enamelling is the art of painting, colouring and ornamenting ..
15 Apr Persian (Iranian) Handicrafts, Souvenirs & Rugs Online Store | Persis Crafts
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 Persian Gabbeh Rugs (Carpets) are much thicker and coarser than other Persian carpets; sometimes it is as much as one inch in depth. In fact, it is more of a variety of kilim than carpet. The word 'Gabbeh' comes from the Persian meaning raw, natur..
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