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Building arts and house designs of traditional Isfahan

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Isfahan has unique architecture arts that you can pay a visit to. Kianpour house guest in Iran is one of the oldest houses in Iran that serves as a boutique hotel in Isfahan. Many of these kinds of beauty can be found in the Kianpour hotel in Iran.


The art of plastering
The art of plastering is one of the arts related to architecture that has had its own form and style in each region and each time period. As the name implies, the main materials used in this art are plaster. In Iran, bedding has been associated with differences in different historical periods. Gypsum is widely used in decorative arts due to its ductility, adhesion, desirable color, easy application, abundance, and cheapness.
One of the handicrafts of Isfahan, which has a great artistic value and the production of its products requires extraordinary elegance and precision, is tapestry making, and the products produced by the craftsmen of this field show their rich taste. Today's tapestry art is the product of work with silver and copper, which has become a thin product and has been connected and connected with the use of traditional drawings and Islamic designs by spending time and extraordinary precision and skill and artistry of tapestry. Is. The silver ingots are cut into four-sided wires with a hammer or rolling machine, and small maps are made first; They are then put together in a mold and soldered with lower-grade silver.
Engraving is one of the oldest handicrafts that was at the height of its fame for centuries and has been practiced in Iran since the Mongol period. During the mentioned era, in order to attract the attention of the Mongol readers, the Iranians also took initiatives, such as inventing painting on cloth or pen cloths, then this industry expanded more during the Safavid period. In any case, the glorious life of this industry was during the Safavid period and in the middle of the Qajar era, its prosperity gradually decreased.
During the reign of Shah Abbas Kabir, this industry flourished and most of the men's and women's clothes were made of Qalamkar fabrics. These fabrics were very popular at this time and were considered by the courtiers. "Wreath" was prepared.
Turquoise is an art in which turquoise is placed on the surface of a dish or ornament. The piece in question can be made of copper, brass, silver, laundry, or bronze. In turquoise stamping, small pieces of turquoise stone are glued to the surface in a mosaic manner; then a kind of dark lacquer is placed between the pieces of turquoise.
Another handicraft of Isfahan is painting. Painting has a long history in Iran. During the reign of Shah Abbas II, when Isfahan became the capital and center of Iranian art, painting also developed in this city. Usually, wood, ivory, fiber, and bone are used for painting, and each workshop produces directly, and inlay and enamel are usually used around the photo frame and box. At the same time, it should be said that some Isfahan artists are also active in the field of carpet design, gilding, and poetry.
Isfahan Handicrafts: Needlework
Needlework is one of the handicrafts of Isfahan, the production of which is exclusively for housewives and girls. At present, in addition to hats, this art is used to make cups, belts, shoes, and vests. Needlework designs are generally subjective and inspired by artists' specific perceptions and insights of the natural environment, and mostly include allegorical shrubs.

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