Hand-woven carpet is considered as a capital product since it can be bought as an investment, used for years and then sold for even higher prices. Around 3 million square meters of handmade carpets are woven in Iran annually, two-thirds of which are exported and one-third meets domestic demand
A top Iranian carpet official has, in an interview with IFP News, discussed a range of issues including the ongoing carpet fair in Tehran and the features that distinguish the Iranian handmade carpets from those produced in other countries.
Kashan, Isfahan, Aug 11, IRNA – US is the main destination of Iran’s handwoven carpets, Chairman of Iran’s National Carpet Center Hamid Kargar said on Wednesday. Speaking in a local ceremony in this central provincial city, Kargar said that Iran exports handmade carpet to 80 countries, mostly to US.
Aghdashloo was born in Rasht in 1940. He was just 14 years old that sold his first painting canvas. Graphic designer, art and literature critic, teaching in art schools and colleges, author, manager of Reza Abbasi Museum, writer and producer of documentary films, etc. He is mostly renowned for his paintings.