Handicrafts and art industry represent culture, tradition and creativity of the people of Isfahan. Miniature painting, carving, mosaic and inlaid art crafts are traditional arts which flourished in the Safavid era. Inlaid art crafts consist of objects with small wooden triangles in regular geometric forms. Inlaid art works in geometric patterns are composed of triangles made up of ivory, camel bone, wood, brass and wire. Many products such as picture frames, jewelry boxes, cigarette boxes, pipes and album covers are decorated with this intricate inlaid work. You can visit Qeytariye bazar in Isfahan and spend some hours in this historical yet alive atmosphere which seems to be a great experience while traveling in Iran and enjoy watching and buying these marvelous handicrafts.
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