There might be some questions you have; why are the handicrafts sector in Iran and other countries experiencing such a boom at the moment? Let's face it; Modern society lives in an industrialized world dominated by branded products - a place where people seek out branded goods. So, Why are Persian handicrafts becoming increasingly popular? What for God's sake is going on?
handicrafts unique gifts a handmade wood 

What is the handicraft meaning?

It's time for you to take a deep breath! A basic understanding of handicrafts is necessary before proceeding.

Handicrafts are products that are handcrafted with simple tools or entirely by hand by artisans. They tell a unique story about their products that no other current branded product can tell. They are not just famous for their large product portfolio and variety but also for telling a story no other branded product can tell.

Handicrafts of a country and its native residents are unique expressions and representations of its traditions and culture. In addition to showcasing humanity's natural heritage, handicrafts are a priceless expression of our identity and culture. How could you resist the chance to be reminded of your naturalness? There is a frenzy about handicrafts in Iran, and the industry grows sporadically throughout the world.

For example, we would like to draw your attention to Iranian color. Maybe the phrase Persian color is unfamiliar, but you should know that the world knows 8 colors as Persian. But what is the cause? As you know, Iran has a long past of art and crafts, including perfect tiling, unique carpet weaving, pottery, ornaments, etc. Persian colors come from the nature of these arts. These arts have been exported to all parts of the earth, and individuals called them "Iranian colors" worldwide.

What are the handicraft products?

Statistically, the handicrafts sector grows by 20% a year, and even a blind person can understand the reasons for this growth. It involves a variety of products, such as:

  • Metalware
  • Woodware
  • Hand-printed textile
  • Crocheted and embroidered goods,
  • Carpets
  • Shawls
  • Metal embossing
  • Zari goods
  • Paintings
  • Imitation jewelry
  • Earthenware
  • Bronze and marble sculptures
  • Termeh
  • Leather products
  • And whatever else.

Handicrafts offer a vast range of products that is only described as "CRAZY!" There's no end to the uses of handicrafts, so gods are represented as well!

Some daily use of handicrafts

There are many reasons why crafts are popular today, including the fact that they offer useful products. Throughout the world, people have begun to value handicrafts more and more. These are some of the most common ways in which people around the world use handicraft items.

Handicraft as gifts 

A great deal of importance is placed on gift presentations around the world. No matter the occasion, there will always be a gift. Whether it's for a memorable wedding ceremony, a birthday party, a graduation party, a retirement party, a promotion party, a hard-work recognition award, a client/company appreciation party, or just a gift just for you. There have been many uses for handicrafts in this field.

For instance, The gift of a handcrafted decorative vases are valuable retirement gift for colleagues as well as a gift for clients. Marquetry, woodcarving, and handmade enamel decorative plates are typical examples of what people give as gifts.
handicrafts gifts and decorative vases

Handicraft as fashion styles

Handicraft as fashion styles are some of the clothing used by people, even among modern fashion designers. Soft fabric and robust design make them popular among many people, and their demand is always high because of their quality.

People's clothes reflect their personality and convey their inner feelings to others. In addition to the beauty of appearance, clothing and accessories can quickly change your character, so attentively choosing them is very important.
Persian handicrafts fashion style and clothes

Home décor handicrafts

These days, most people are looking to buy luxury and expensive items to be up-to-date. However, many people worldwide have turned to using handicraft dishes and accessories, especially oriental and Iranian art and crafts. For this reason, the use of handicrafts in decoration has become more popular.

Home décor handicrafts contain:

  • Minakari
  • Engraving
  • Inlaid
  • Marquetry
  • Turquoise Inlaying
  • Termeh

The handicrafts mentioned above are used in different types, such as:

  • Decorative plates
  • Decorative bowls 
  • Decorative vases 
  • Jewelry box
  • Candy bowl
  • And types of dishes

Handicraft tableware and Termeh tablecloth

Persian rug & carpets

Persian rug & carpets are famous home décor handicraft item worldwide. It is no secret that Iranian handmade rugs and carpets have been very popular since ancient times. Iranian handmade rugs are one of the most important symbols of Iran, as every country and nationality has its symbol. Those who love rugs and rug weaving believe that Iranian carpets and rugs are the best, most beautiful, and highest quality on the market!
Persian rug & carpet

CyrusCrafts' final point about handicrafts

Handicrafts are widely used beyond Asia's borders. Get caught up in the Exodus to an evergreen world of naturalness. Let us know your ideas on a the CyrusCrafts`s journey to enjoy our natural beauty and the handicrafts that man has created.

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