Persian Handicrafts

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Persian Handicrafts

There are so many types of souvenir ideas in Iran, as a vast country, as it offers multitudes of gift ideas to tourists. When you are traveling to Iran do not miss the chance to strolling through winding bazaars and buy a piece of Iranian art as a souvenir.

The handicrafts, among various types of Iranian arts, reflect the ancient history and national identity of Iran. Iranian handicrafts have both aesthetic and practical dimensions. The variety of Iranian handicrafts makes every tourist to buy a valuable handmade product from each corner of Iran.

Traditional printing, clay and handmade dishes, miniatures, enamel and glazed potteries and textile production besides. Termeh, the soft woolen fabric, copper and brass utensils can be offered as the souvenirs. Surely, you can find the appropriate handicraft according to your taste.

Minakari

Minakari (Persian Enameling): the art of coloring and ornamenting the surface of metals by fusing over it brilliant colors that are decorated in an intricate design

Firoozehkoobi

Firoozehkoobi (Turquoise Inlaying): inlaying small pieces of turquoise on the surface of a metal object in mosaic fashion, giving the object a special glamor.

Ghalamzani

Ghalamzani (Engraving): the art of carving superb designs on various metals such as copper, brass, silver and gold.

Khatamkari

Khatamkari (incrustation work): the production of incrustation patterns (generally star shaped) with thin sticks of wood, brass, camel bones (white parts)

Termeh

Termeh: a sort of hand woven colorful textile with special patterns mainly Persian Paisley Miniature