sculpted silver vases in a bazaar of Iran

Decorative Arts, Silver, Rugs and Souvenirs in the Bazaars of Iran

We have all heard about the quality and beauty of Iranian Persian silk rugs with their intricate woven patterns. But how much do we really know about what makes a good Persian rug? What about all the other amazing souvenirs, collectables and handicrafts of thi...
Badgirs on a rooftop in Yazd Iran

Zoroastrian Cities of Mud & Fire in Yazd Iran

Yazd in Iran is home to the largest population of Zoroastrians in the world whose fire temples and towers of silence overlook the mud brick cites of the desert valley. Fed by the ancient "Qanat" or water irrigation systems and topped by iconic wind towers, the...