Iran Art Exhibition
Iran Art Exhibition



Whenever we talk about traditional jewelry, earrings, golden breast jewels (not to be confused with nipple shield), silver bracelet, and gemmed or bejeweled rings are the first items that come to mind. Nevertheless, the range of such ornamental items well surpasses such a sparse list. A variety of low-priced metallic elements like brass and steel, textile and traditional knit-work such as thick felt and carpet, raw material from animal origin such as oyster, leather, ivory, glass, wood, semi-gemstones and ornamental stones, and even spices seeds are all among the elements that are used as traditional decorative and ornamental items In Iran Thus, tourists, regardless of their purchase power, can have a wide variety of choices to make purchases among various Iranian ornamental items and take them home either as token or souvenir.

The most precious and elegant Iranian jewelry, from are either made of gold, gemstone, silver, or a combination of all of them. As far as the design and patterns are concerned, traditional Iranian jewelry represent icons related to the cultural belief of the people of this country. Yazd and Tabriz are two cities known for their mastery and artfulness in making gold jewelry. Moreover, a variety of jewelries with turquoise stone can be purchased from Neishabur, the Turquoise City of Iran.

Iranian traditional jewelries are divided to categories; one is materially considered highly valuable. Jewelries such as gold, silver, and gemstone made ones are as such. They must be only purchased from officially credible jewelry stores and along with a purchase receipt. The price of gold is calculated with regard to the global market plus the modification and making charge of the jewelry salesperson. However, turquoise and silver jewels are more reasonable. Another type of Iranian jewels, despite their lower price, are still considerable valuable in sense of aesthetics and artistic-ness, indeed pleasant to the eye of the beholder. They are found all over the cities throughout the country and can be sought on tourism-related websites online. They are made of various raw materials from shell and the bone of certain animals to specific metal elements such as brass, copper, and even knit-work fabrics and, of course, can have a variety of prices.

Custom Regulations
IRAN ART EXHIBITION: Bridging along golden jewelries as carried by the passengers entering the country for such items as, say, necklace, wrist-band, bracelet, earrings, ring, and watch are allowed in form of personal properties and to the amount that would be considered usual for personal wearing. However, any excess to this amount requires a previous confirmation note issued by the Central Bank. Personal jewelry items can be taken out of the country up to the maximum amount of 150 grams including various types of golden artifice. Taking silver dishes and artifice, as souvenir, by the passenger is allowed up to the amount of 3 kilograms on condition that the items in question be not among the cultural and historical heritage.


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