If you walk in traditional Iranian Bazaars, one of the things you will attract is precious and semi-precious gems. Among all the rocks in Iran, turquoise has a special place in Iranian culture. Another thing that catches the heart of the foreign tourists is the gorgeous blue rock. You can find precious stone jewelry or buy raw rocks and ask them to make jewelry as you want. Firouzeh Koob is a handicraft which It is made by putting small pieces of turquoise rock into a mosaic on the surface of the dishes, jewelry and decorative objects (from bases to copper, brass, silver, platinum or bronze). Between pieces of turquoise, a kind of dark-colored lacquer is placed. The more complex and ordered Firouzeh koob Dishes are, and the distance between the turquoise parts is less, the greater its artistic value. Today is the center of this art of Isfahan. Neyshabur city in northeastern Iran is famous not only for its wise Omar Khayam, but also for the best turquoise rock in the world. Turquoise from Neyshabur mine are beautifully shaved and used in different shapes in jewelry. These turquoise are also dipped into messy dishes in the form of turquoise art and one of the most unique souvenirs in Iran for tourists.
Ghalamzani or Toreutics is one of the traditional arts in Iran that includes the decoration of metal objects, especially copper, gold, silver, and brass, and the artists of Ghalmazani, creating lines and motifs by pen and hammer on metal objects, create extraordinarily beautiful works. This art, with its several thousand years of history, was prevalent in the Achaemenid period and peaked in the Sasanian period. In handicrafts Shops, we find precious dishes decorated with Ghalamzani. If they are gold and silver, their price is expensive. Ghalamzani or Toreutics is cheaper on copper and can be one of the best souvenirs in Iran. Principle of Ghalamzani or Toreutics is related to Shiraz and Isfahan.
Pistachio is one of the most important agricultural export products in Iran, with more than 70% of it produced in Kerman province. Pistachio is grown in different parts of the province, but Rafsanjan, as the largest pistachio area in the world, is the main center of pistachio production in the province and has the highest volume of production. High quality and product variety are two of the main characteristics of Rafsanjan pistachio that have brought producers of this region to the world market.
Kerman has a dry climate and this has led to the cultivation of Cumin(caraway) in the city. When you go to the desert, you must feel the smell of Cumin. Caraway Kerman also has high quality and better quality than other regions. Cumin(caraway) is used in traditional medicine and cooking.