For years, the vast turquoise sea has witnessed the relationship between the sailor and his huge boat, lenj. The story of sailing and the sea has never been completed without lenjes where the men of the sea have been ranked according to the lenjes they sailed with. Getting to know about the handmade lenjes opens a window to the culture and heritage of southern parts of Iran.
Pottery is the craft or art of making dishes from clay by hand or wheels and the dishes made in this way are called earthenware. The earthenware pots which are made from different raw materials, mainly reddish brown clays or a mixture of pottery and different materials with a lighter color, have different colors and, depending on taste of the potter or the clients, sometimes are finally painted with glazes.
Iran exported 12,000 tons of carpet and handicrafts worth around $258 million over the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-December 21, 2018), according to the country’s foreign trade statistics.