Handicrafts of Isfahan – Part 1

The handicrafts of Isfahan represent the industry and art of the ancestors and displays of the taste and art of the people of Isfahan, which has been attracting domestic and foreign tourists over the years.

The most important handicrafts of Isfahan

1. Khatam

Khatam is one of the handicrafts of Isfahan, dating back to the Safavid era. At that time, the palaces, tables, chairs and corners of the Quran were decorated with this art. Isfahan artists are one of the pioneers of this profession. Khatam uses in decorative objects, boxes, photo frames, chess and backgammon.

2. Enameling (Minakari)

Minakari or Enameling is the art of painting, coloring and ornamenting the surface of metals by fusing over it brilliant colors that are decorated in an intricate design.

Enamel working and decorating metals with colorful and baked coats is one of the distinguished courses of art in Isfahan. Mina is defined as some sort of glasslike colored coat which can be stabilized by heat on different metals particularly copper.

3. Repousse

Repousse on Copper is one of the oldest Iranian crafts which dates back to 5000 years ago. Handmade copper utensils has been a long time among the Iranian instruments. Today, most of these instruments are used for decorations. Isfahan is one of the major centers of this art.

4. Toreutics

Toreutics is one of the most prosperous fields of handicrafts in Isfahan. Artists create a beautiful shapes by using a special tool and inserting blows on different levels.

5. Wood Carving

In the art of Wood Carving, certain designs are embossed on the background. This art is often in the form of decorative objects and boards on the market.

The last comment and 1948 other comment(s) need to be approved.
166 replies
  1. vbucks free
    vbucks free says:

    Thanks for finally writing about > Handicrafts of Isfahan – Part 1 – iTourismA
    – مرجع گردشگری ایران < Liked it!

  2. Bryce Beloate
    Bryce Beloate says:

    I really appreciate this post. I’ve been looking all over for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You have made my day! Thank you again

  3. Brett Mouldin
    Brett Mouldin says:

    I relish, cause I discovered exactly what I used to be looking for. You’ve ended my 4 day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a great day. Bye

  4. liquid dulse iodine
    liquid dulse iodine says:

    This design is wicked! You certainly know how to keep a reader amused. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Fantastic job. I really enjoyed what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

iTourismA Publications

[av_productgrid categories='16941' wc_prod_visible='' wc_prod_hidden='' wc_prod_featured='' wc_prod_additional_filter='' sort='rand' prod_order='' offset='0' columns='3' items='3' paginate='no' alb_description='' id='' custom_class='' av_uid='av-kdfjomqy']

Related Articles

The Dome of SoltaniyehiTourismA
میمند شهربابک روستایی صخره‌ای و دستکند با چند هزار سال قدمتiTourismA
Tehran National GardeniTourismA
Abyaneh villageiTourismA
Niavaran Palace ComplexiTourismA
Golestan PalaceiTourismA
Naqshe Jahan SquareiTourismA
Persian MiniatureiTourismA
Persian Tile WorkiTourismA

Related Places