Persian carpet showroom and shop in Jakarta
The first permanent Persian carpet showroom and shop called “Pasargade” has opened in the capital of Indonesia for handmade and machine made carpets. As reported by IRNA News Agency, this has been setup by an Iranian resident in Indonesia, providing an opportunity for those Indonesians interested in the ancient hand arts of Iran to enjoy them.
Carpet Museum of Iran: A tourist attraction
The Carpet Museum of Iran is a rather beautiful, interesting tourist site in Iran always attracting large numbers of visitors. From the start of the Iranian New Year on 21 March 2017, the Museum has had 10500 visitors, of which 6500 were from overseas.
Iranian Modern and Islamic art at Christie’s
The auction of Modern and Middle Eastern Contemporary Art at Christie’s took place this year with outstanding works from modern Iranian paintings. Iran’s works of Islamic art were also sold in the auction’s section dedicated to this art.
Handwoven carpets export increase by 18%
Statistics published by the Customs Office of Iran for the period of March to July 2017, show that over USD 119MM worth of handwoven carpets have been exported from Iran to target markets, showing an 18% increase as compared to a similar period last year.