Isfahan Handicrafts

Khatam Kari is the so-called meticulous Persian Art of woodcarving on decorative objects or monuments.
Historically, Khatam Kari was such a noble Art that Princes would learn this technique alongside the art of music, calligraphy or painting. It was one of the most popular Arts under the Safavid Empire (14th to 18th Century) and was renewed under the Shah and persists until today.

Ghalam Zani or PERSIAN ENGRAVING, is the art of carving superb designs on various metals such as copper, brass, silver and gold. Isfahan is the main centre for engraving . The artistic work of this course made by the artists are the glorious and undeniable indication of Previous metal work of Iran and Isfahan.