Mashhad (IP) - Masonry and construction of various artistic-decorative and functional objects for use in homes, tourist places, and museums are 400 years old in Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi province, northeastern Iran.

Iran PressIran News: The art of masonry in Mashhad is done with 'Serpentine' stone, which is widely available in Khorasan Razavi province.

Due to its softness, the serpentine stone is formed in any way needed, and the main mine of this stone is located in the Kuhsangi area of ​​Mashhad up to the Binalood mountain range.

The art of stone carving in Mashhad has created beautiful objects by combining different designs such as calligraphy, engraving, latticework, gilding, painting, and miniature, which in addition to being used in Iran, is also exported to Iraq and Central Asian countries.


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Photo : Seyyed Hossein Mirpour
Photo : Seyyed Hossein Mirpour
Photo : Seyyed Hossein Mirpour