Qazvin (IP) – The 13th specialized exhibition of Iranian hand-woven carpets and tablecloths was held for five days (January 10-14, 2022) at the permanent location of Qazvin International Exhibitions.
Iran Press/ Iran News: Forty manufacturers of hand-woven carpets from Qazvin, Tehran, East Azerbaijan, Qom, Hamedan, Zanjan, Kurdistan as well as Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari provinces showcased their latest products and art in the field of silk carpets, kilims, rural and nomadic carpets, and Bakhtiari carpets in Qazvin handmade carpets exhibition.
Iran is one of the most famous producers of handmade carpets globally; Handicraft is unique in the world due to its beauty and designs and the quality of raw materials.
A significant producer and exporter of handmade carpets from Qom told IranPress that the main customers of handmade carpets are the United States, Germany, Japan, and the Persian Gulf countries.
Handmade carpet is a genuine Iranian art with world renown, but today, due to US sanctions, the heavy shadow of the recession can be seen on this famous and exquisite Iranian product.
In an interview with Iran Press News Agency, a producer and exporter of Tabriz said about the importance and position of Iranian handmade carpets in the world: “Tabriz handmade carpets are exquisite carpets and show Iranian art to the world.”
He emphasized that the cruel US sanctions have caused the Iranian handmade and exquisite carpets not to be appropriately exported, and in the last three years, the export of this Iranian art has decreased by 30 to 40%.
Handmade carpets as a beautiful handicraft have always been of special importance in people’s lives, and the trade of this exquisite product has flourished in Iran since the Safavid period, and handmade carpets can be considered the most exquisite export goods of Iran.