Handicrafts are preserved in the culture of Iran’s nation and is one of the traditions of ancient Persia. Each city of Iran has got it’s own unique handicraft, which all are very popular among tourists and highly regarded outside Iran. Carpets and Rugs are the most famous handicrafts in Iran and most people know Iran from the beautiful Persian rug, but there is a vast majority of unique artworks in Iran which you might have never heard of, So read the rest if you are interested.
Persian rug also known as Iranian carpet is a heavy textile, is made for a wide variety of utilitarian and symbolic purposes in various types.
Persian rug represent different lines of Iranian tradition and it reflects Iranian history.
The carpets woven in the 16th century are famous because of their elaborate colors and artistic design. The most famous carpets in the history of Iran are Pazyryk and Baharestan.