In the past, local charm jewelry were mostly made by the Turkmens in Golestan Province, some parts of Khorasan, Sistan and Baluchistan, Kurdistan as well as Kermanshah Province; but today the urban societies, patterns and primary traditional materials are replaced with novel patterns and primary materials such as glass, wood, metal, ceramic and so on.
Pottery Jewelry and Decoration
Pottery is an art that is one thousand years old and is used in making pottery jewelry.
Ceramic Necklace, Eastern Azerbaijan, Tabriz
Wooden Jewelry and Decoration
To make these pieces of jewelry, we first design and cut the wood, then we form it by using the jigsaw as well as the fretsaw. After that, we try to make arabesque by using a file and thin chisels to make out our favorite shapes.
Arabesque Brooch, Fars, Abadeh
Metal Jewelry and decoration
Copper jewelries and colored marbles (1300 to 3000 BC) are discovered in Iran in the Bronze Age.
Brazen, turquoise-colored bracelet, Artemis, Isfahan
Sea Jewelry and Decoration
Today, many shells with various designs are used in making jewelries.
Shell Necklace, Hormozgan, Bandar Abbas