• 4/4/18, 5:44 PM
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Yalda is the last day of autumn, the first night of winter and the longest night of the year. Ancient Persians, believing that Yalda's night will blossom with the sun, the days become taller and the glare of the divine light increases, celebrated the end of autumn and beginning of winter calling it the birth of the sun.

  • 3/1/18, 1:57 PM
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Primary colors of pigment, red blue and yellow, are needed to produce dyes. Mixing any pair of them in the dyeing caldron gives us secondary colors green, orange and purple.Different types of plants and insects are used to produce natural dyes.

  • 2/13/18, 4:21 PM
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Home is meant to be a place of residence and is considered a safe haven for an Iranian. The material dimensions of tranquility and comfort, the lack of noise, setting of environmental conditions, such as cold heat privacy and relaxation, are the main characteristics of good housing and their absence can undermine the peace of mind.

  • 12/7/17, 5:45 PM
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Weaving Termeh with traditional instruments requires a lot of time, accuracy and skill, and with the help of this device weaver can produce about 20 to 25 centimeters high quality termeh in a day (equivalent to 8 hours of useful work).

  • 11/1/17, 8:06 PM
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Kalpuregan village in the south east of Iran. The only characteristic that distinguishes Kalpuregan from other areas is its indigenous pottery, creation of civilization by Baluchi women artists. According to one of the village elders, manufacturing practices dating back to about 4 to 6 thousand years ago still remains intact. The only workshop that is still active and persistent to continue working with primitive method is Kalpuregan pottery workshop.

  • 10/30/17, 6:07 PM
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Making statues and figurines of animals and myths in ancient Iran, as elsewhere in the world at that time, has been prevalent.These days there are a few artists in “Laljin” (a city in Hamedan,Iran )who try to make such figurines as ancient memorials which look very similar to the original samples.

  • 9/25/17, 8:58 AM
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What is certain is that the patterns used in these rugs are abstract. These patterns are influenced by climatic and ethnic conditions in terms of form and color. The weather in this area is warm and dry. Therefore, we see that the forms are far from any curved and soft form.

  • 2/8/17, 12:07 PM
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Felt is a kind of rug produced by getting wool wet, heating and compressing it.Heat and moisture makes the fibers of wool to hook together or weave together, and compressing speeds up the process. The dense texture of felt does not permeate humidity or the cold.

  • 2/5/17, 5:30 PM
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Crocheting on fabric (Rashti-doozi) is an original art of women in north of Iran which is decorating broadcloth by sewing patterns on it with natural dyed silk thread using a hook.