Handwoven Carpet

  • Iran secures 7.9% share in global handwoven carpet exports

    Iran secures 7.9% share in global handwoven carpet exports

    Tehran, March 31, IRNA – Global handwoven carpet exports amounted to 1 billion dollars in 2019, according to figures that show Iran could secure a 7.9-percent share in the market.

  • Production of handwoven carpet rises 34%

    Production of handwoven carpet rises 34%

    Tehran, March 29, IRNA – Head of Iran’s Nation Carpet Center Farahnaz Rafe’ said on Monday that handwoven production saw 34-percent increase in the first 10 months of last Persian year (March 20, 2020-January 21, 2021).

  • Export of Iran’s hand-woven carpet rise 14% despite sanctions

    Export of Iran’s hand-woven carpet rise 14% despite sanctions

    Esfahan, Feb 21, IRNA- Head of Iran National Carpet Center Farahnaz Rafe’ said on Sunday that the export of Iran’s hand-woven carpet has risen by 14 percent compared to last year.

  • 'Iran, Bejeweled Land' expo opens in Belarus

    'Iran, Bejeweled Land' expo opens in Belarus

    Tehran, Feb 3, IRNA – The Iranian cultural exhibition called 'Iran, Bejeweled Land', opened at the Art Gallery in Belarus, Minsk on the occasion of 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution victory.

  • Iranian artist weaves Iran-Iraq friendship tableau rug

    Iranian artist weaves Iran-Iraq friendship tableau rug

    Orumiyeh, Nov 22, IRNA - Khoy's director of Industry, Mine and Trade Amir Jafari said on Sunday that carpet weaving artist from this city has woven Iran-Iraq friendship tableau rug and will deliver it to the courtyard of Hazrat Fatima (A.S) in Najaf, Iraq after the unveiling.

  • ECO official terms Persian Carpet as Iran's cultural flag

    ECO official terms Persian Carpet as Iran's cultural flag

    Tehran, Oct 7, IRNA - The head of the Economic Cooperation Organization Cultural Institute, Sarvar Bakhti said on Wednesday that Iran is known in the world by its handwoven carpet, so Persian Carpet can be considered Iranian cultural flag.

  • Iranian carpet shopping center in Tehran

    Iranian carpet shopping center in Tehran

    Persian Carpet is an inseparable item from Iranian art and culture. It is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished manifestations of the Persian style of living which dates back to Ancient Persia (c.500 BC). The "traditional skills of carpet weaving" in Fars Province and Kashan City were inscribed as Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists of UNESCO in 2010. The pattern of carpets reminds you of the Persian garden which is full of flora, birds, and other animals. Wool, cotton, and silk are the most common materials in carpet weaving. Photos show Iranian carpet shopping center in Tehran.Iran. Oct 2, IRNA/

  • Iran’s handwoven carpet export unchanged despite coronavirus epidemic

    Iran’s handwoven carpet export unchanged despite coronavirus epidemic

    Tehran, Sept 19, IRNA – The head of Iran National Carpet Center said despite all the sanctions and the coronavirus outbreak, the export of handwoven Iranian carpet has not decreased.

  • Sanctions fail to block Iran's carpet exports: Official

    Sanctions fail to block Iran's carpet exports: Official

    Qazvin, Dec 24, IRNA – Head of Iran's National Carpet Center said on Tuesday that the sanctions have failed to stop carpet exports, as foreign customers are still ordering the product.

  • Iran exports $30 million worth of handwoven carpets in 4 months

    Iran exports $30 million worth of handwoven carpets in 4 months

    Tehran, Dec 15, IRNA - Chairman of the Committee on Carpet, Handicrafts and Tourism of Iran's Cooperative Chamber on Handwoven Exports said that $420 million worth of handmade carpets were exported last year and $30 million was exported in the first four months of the current Iranian year (started March 21).

  • 3.5m square meters handmade carpet woven in Iran annually

    3.5m square meters handmade carpet woven in Iran annually

    Hamedan, Dec 11, IRNA – Head of Iran National Carpet Center said on Wednesday that 3.5 million square meters of handmade carpet are woven in the country each year.

  • Exhibition displays handwoven carpets in Isfahan

    Exhibition displays handwoven carpets in Isfahan

    The 22nd Isfahan handwoven Carpet Expo inaugurated in Isfahan. East Azarbaijan province, Chaharmahal Va Bakhtiari, Kurdestan province, Fars, Golestan, Qom and Tehran provinces displayed their products. The purpose of the exhibition is to enhance the status of handwoven carpets in Iran and to present the latest achievements and products of the handwoven carpet market. The exhibit features carpet manufacturers and handmade carpet vendors, handwoven carpet designers and painters, traders and exporters from across Iran, Isfahan, Iran, Dec 10, IRNA/Zahra Baghban.