A Handcraft embodies the first cultural symbol in early human societies and includes a wide range of creative activities and handmade things.
The crafts of every land reveal their background, what they have been through, and what civilization they have come from, and they have all considered each nation's cultural and artistic works. For instance, Cyrus's human rights cylinder reflects the 2500 years old Iranian culture of modern civilization.
Persian Handcrafts Items to buy for Interior Design
persian Handcrafts such as Minakari decorative objects, Termeh tablecloth, turquoise inlaid items, metal crafts, pottery, etc., are among the handicrafts that make up long-standing memorials. They brought with them the warmth and intimacy that are less palpable from ancient times due to the mechanization of our surrounding world.
A handicraft is handmade that is very useful in decoration. Paisley shelf covers, traditional candlesticks, tulip chandeliers, and simple and delightful wooden photo frames bring the nostalgic aesthetics of the past beautiful days that can be possessed today by having a collection of handicrafts.
In each area and region, a Handicraft of many types represents the culture that has passed from the past to the present, and each piece of pottery and glassware reveals the profundity of the culture and history.
The power of art surpasses the frontiers and acquaints people from around the world with the handicrafts like pottery, glass, copper, hemp, wood, and all kinds of ornamental stones, which result from the endless efforts of tasteful artists.
On the other hand, Persian Handicrafts can be a gift and an appropriate souvenir for those who are tired of the contempt of the modern mechanized world, and his visual art can distract the beholders and add a beautiful and pure look to their surroundings.
In addition, handicrafts from the oldest to the most modern societies attract eyes, decorate walls and tables, and demonstrate the glory of the near and far cultures.
The cruses made in Lalejin Hamadan using the pottery wheel are the hidden sign of Hegmataneh pottery, and the wood-carved mosaics of Isfahan are reminiscent of the glory of the Safavid era. On Cyruscrafts, you can learn about various types of Iranian handicrafts.
Minakari persian handicraft Decorative objects
Enamelling (minakari), considered one of the most beautiful Iranian handcrafts, has roots in its history and culture. Minakari is one of the arts that require great delicacy and precision and a high level of skill. These handicrafts are thought to have first appeared around 1500 BC.
Several thousand-year-old Iranian antiquities, such as enameling pottery vessels, vases, and jars, can be found in major museums worldwide, including the Victoria, Louvre, and Glasgow in Europe.
enameled handcrafts use a combination of different metals and fire heat to obtain the color of the enamel, and by creating it on different surfaces such as pottery, glass, metal, tiles, ceramics, and so on, they make lovely patterns.
Khatamkari Decorative Boxes and container
Khatamkari is one of the brightest stars in the endless universe of Iranian handicrafts. These unique handicrafts and works of art are frequently created in Shiraz and Isfahan by skilled artists not found anywhere else in the world. Khatamkari is a unique design consisting of geometric shapes mosaiced together to form regular and colored polygons.
These eye-catching designs are created on various decorative objects, including jewelry boxes, pen-cases, and other decorative items. Handicrafts and original arts enthusiasts use these accessories to decorate and beautify their homes and offices.
Khatamkari is one of those handicrafts that, in addition to artistic taste and aesthetics, necessitates a significant amount of time, high accuracy, patience, elegance, and order from the artist; as a result, it has a high value in comparison to other handicrafts around the world.
Marquetry handmade decor
Some handicrafts were created for everyday use before becoming decorative, but marquetry was created to decorate and beautify the surfaces of various objects from the very beginning. Marquetry is frequently done with small pieces of metal, wood, tiles, leather, and other materials to create beautiful designs and patterns. Marquetry is an original and ancient art form, and there are works of this type of handicraft dating back thousands of years.
Unique Wood Carving Interior Design Items
Carving or engraving on wood is another unique and exciting Iranian handcraft. A skilled and experienced artist creates beautiful patterns on wood using special tools and their artistic taste and creativity, thus producing a variety of handicrafts in this manner.
The appropriate type of wood should be chosen based on the design to be carved on the wood; typically, walnut trees, boxwood, or pear trees are used for woodcarving because the wood used to make these handicrafts must be strong enough. Woodcarving cannot be done on woods that do not have a hard texture. It should be noted that the wood texture is uniform, in addition to its compactness.
Architects used wood carving on wooden doors in ancient times. Tables, wooden utensils, tableaus, sideboards, crowns of sofas or beds, various frames, and so on are examples of wood carving handicrafts.
Termeh, an Iranian handicraft
Termeh tablecloth is one of the most famous and beautiful handicrafts of Iran. Patterned fabric is woven from fine fibers in a warp and weft style. Termeh tablecloth has some stunning patterns containing:
- Paisley design
- Flower and birds
- The Shah Abbasi
- Parrot & peacock
Termeh or cashmere is so beautiful that it can be used anywhere in the house, from being used as a tablecloth or cashmere tableau. It is interesting to know that you can buy several pieces of cashmere as a set. The pieces of the Termeh tablecloth of a set are sewn in different dimensions so that you can use the same set. One of the most popular termeh tablecloths is the runner model. This model can be used as a dining tablecloth, coffee table, and counter kitchen cover.
Decorative plates are the element of beauty that you need at home or work office space. The wall plate is a suitable replacement for the photo frame or an art gallery.
Wall plate decor of the handicraft section has several categories in material and technique with which they are made:
- Enamel on copper
- Hand painting on pottery
- Hand engraving on copper and silver
- Copper and Khatamkari/ Inlaid
- turquoise inlaying
- Ceramic plates
The plates can be used on the wall or the table. Their desktop type is placed on the stand. And for their wall types, it is better to use a set of several of them to make it more effective. Of course. You can choose several wall plates and install them on the wall without any restrictions.
Although you can use wall plates in any space, using them on the top of the table, couch, and home console has a unique effect.
One of these popular items in the last couple of years among the types of vases is the modern and handmade decorative vases. These pots are unique art, mixed with Iranian culture, obtained from the combination of delicate patterns and colors baked in the oven at high temperatures.
The durability and longevity of these decorative handicraft vases are worth mentioning. They can add beauty and brilliance to the decor of your space for a long time.
- Turquoise inlaying vases
- Modern engraving pots
- Enamel on copper jugs
- Enamel on pottery vases
- Copper and Khatamkari vases
Depending on what use or space you need for the decorative vase, You must choose the pot size.
- Tall decorative vase: for the wall of narrow spaces
- Large decorative vase: for large living rooms
- Small decorative vase: for table or showcase
The decorative bowl is stunning handicrafts in a variety of sizes and materials and also techniques used such as:
- Turquoise inlaying decorative bowl
- Enameling copper decorative bowl
- Handmade Inlaid decorative bowl
- Modern engraving silver/copper decorative bowl
Small-sized, unique, peerless bowls can be used as sugar bowls, nut bowls, and as particular home decor. The other sizes of handmade bowls can be used as candy bowls, cake stands, decorative fruit bowls, and serve other dry food.
Chess and backgammon
A backgammon goes beyond a hobby or product. A beautiful product combines the most beautiful and meaningful patterns and arts. The primary size of these boards is 50 x 50 cm, but other sizes are also available. Most of these chess and backgammon boards are handmade by inlay art.
Copper handicrafts Incredible Decorative item
Since ancient times, copper has been used in Iran to make pots, basins, and many other utensils. It has many benefits, such as being especially useful for cooking and even helping to treat anemia to a degree. Unfortunately, cast iron, Teflon, ceramic, and other materials have primarily replaced copper utensils, but copper is still used in producing utensils, decorative items, and jewelry. Copper, according to archaeologists, was the first metal discovered and used by humans.
Handcrafts on CyrusCrafts
CyrusCrafts has the honor to offer the most exquisite Persian handicrafts at the best prices and conditions of sale to all esteemed enthusiasts and collectors worldwide specially Canadians, Americans and Europeans. Including:
- all kinds of pottery and ceramics
- traditional handwoven and fabric products
- leather goods and textiles
- wooden and wicker handcrafts
- metal and conceptual handcrafts
- vitreous enamel
- turquoise inlaid
- copper containers
- glassware and mirrors
- and many other products