Wooden artifacts
Wood-turning, wood-carving, girih, joinery, mosaic wooden art and fretwork are some of Gilan wooden handicrafts.

Wood-turning

Wood-turning is a wood handicraft that is cut by machine on the axis of rotation. Wood-turning is used in producing leg of furniture, sugar bowl, vase, hand cane and etc. in Gilan. The natural patterns of wood are used for its patterns and designs. The major centre of wood-turning in the province is Rasht. The wood of trees used in wood-turning are walnut, elm, maple, pear, beech and so on. Each of these trees are used for different purposes based on the colour, pattern and hardness.

Joinery

It is one of wood handicraft that involves joining together pieces of wood or lumber, to produce more complex items. The most famous centre of the handicraft was Rasht in past and even today while it is not that much popular, there are some small workshops.

Wood-carving

Wood-carving is one of the local and traditional handicrafts in Gilan, southern side of Caspian Sea. A simple tool is used to carve the wood and to produce some products such as wooden spoon, ladle, spatula and so on. The centre of wood-carving is Masal county in Gilan for which the native wood of the region is used.

Joinery

It is one of wood handicraft that involves joining together pieces of wood or lumber, to produce more complex items. The most famous centre of the handicraft was Rasht in past and even today while it is not that much popular, there are some small workshops.

 
Translator: Canaan Ramezan Nia 
Date:
2020/01/02
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