News ID: 233856
Published: 1145 GMT November 05, 2018

Three Iranian handicrafts receive UNESCO prizes

Three Iranian handicrafts receive UNESCO prizes

Three handicrafts of Sistan and Baluchestan Province received the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) prizes, said director general of the provincial cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism department.

“The artworks are the three unique personal styles of two folk embroideries named after the local artists Maryam Ghaderi, Farangis Jamalzehi, and Gol-Bibi Jamalzehi,” said Alierza Jamalzehi told IRNA.

“Handicrafts made in the province are innovative high quality products with marvelous color combinations that have received Iranian national quality award,” he added.

He stressed that Sistan-Baluchestan Province is among the country’s top provinces in producing handicrafts, saying that a website will be launched in the future to sell the handicrafts in domestic and international markets.

Sistan-Baluchestan is Iran’s southeasternmost province which shares border with Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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