Best Iranian souvenirs and handicrafts
When you travel to a country, besides the experiences of exploring all-new culture and attractions, you want to take something with yourself from there, maybe a piece of that memories, a souvenir or handicraft can be a goof memorable thing for you.
Every part of Iran offers one-of-a-kind souvenirs, handicrafts, and specialities that have become national symbols. But which kind of handicrafts are popular with international tourists? Have you ever visited anywhere and been unable to chose between souvenirs?
So if you are going to travel to Iran and experience visiting the most beautiful Iran tourism attraction and you are worried about what you can buy from Iran for your friends and family and even for yourself, You don’t need to worry because in this article we will introduce the popular souvenirs of Iran among foreign tourists.
The woven carpets
Iranian woven fabrics such as carpet, Gelim, Gabbeh, Jajim, and ... are very popular among foreign tourists and the reputation of Persian carpets and rugs is global. The existence of diverse designs and colors is one of the reasons for the popularity of this art among Iranian souvenirs.
Most tourists take a small piece of this carpet, Gelim, Gabbeh, or Jajim as a recipe to their country from their Iran tour. You can discover the beauty of these handicrafts in Tehran, Kashan, Tabriz, Isfahan, and Shiraz bazaars.
Traditional Iranian fabrics
There are various fabrics in different regions of Iran, some of which are decorated with prints and some with different Embroider. Fabrics such as cashmere, calico, woven fabrics, and ... are among the most famous of them.
Giveh is one of Iran's oldest handicrafts. Giveh is a traditional Iranian shoe that may be seen across the country. The most renowned Giveh may also be located in the Zagros mountain range, encompassing Kermanshah.
These shoes have a leather cavity and a woolen surface. These shoes are also popular among foreign tourists, and some buy them as decorative objects.
Watching the art of decorating will attract any tourist. Khatam Kar artists from the combination of wood, metal, and bone, made artistic work such as jewelry boxes, picture frames, backgammon, and more.
These works are from popular souvenirs among foreign tourists. Naqsh-e Jahan square in Isfahan and the Vakil bazaar are good places to buy this art.
On your trip to Isfahan, you probably will see these enchanting dishes. Enamel is one of the most famous souvenirs in Iran, which is found in the Naqsh-e Jahan bazaar in Isfahan.
Enamel works are copper plates with blue embellishments on their surfaces, such as small motifs or miniature flowers. These works are typically marketed in the shape of a pot, plate, or cup. Another favorite gift among international travelers is enamels, often known as Mina Kari.
Pottery in Iran has a long history. This antiquity has made the pottery attractive for foreign tourists and made them as souvenirs.
Pottery sites such as Laljin Hamedan, Meybod, and Natanz are among the most famous cities to buy pottery.
If you walk in traditional Iranian bazaars, one of the things that will attract you is precious and semi-precious gems. Among all the rocks in Iran, turquoise has a special place in Iranian culture.
Another thing that catches the heart of foreign tourists is this gorgeous blue rock. You can find ready-made stone jewelry or buy raw rocks and ask them to make jewelry as you want. The city of Neishabur is a good place to buy turquoise due to its mines.
Among Iranian souvenirs, nuts such as pistachios, almonds, walnuts ... are very popular among foreign tourists. Pistachios from Kerman, Damghan, and Sabzevar are famous in our country.
Saffron, also known as the Red Gold, is one of the most famous and most expensive Iranian souvenirs and spices in the world. Saffron of Iran has good value and quality to saffron in other countries.
Saffron is famous in the cities of Khorasan province in Iran and has become one of the original souvenirs among foreign tourists.
Ghaz and Sohan
The other popular food among foreign tourists who takes them as souvenirs to their countries is Ghaz and Sohan of Isfahan and Qom.