Iran, Tehran, Gholhak, Gol-e-yakh St, No. 1, Unit 301

Mina Kari: Enamel Painting on Copper, Silver, Gold

As a well-known Sassanid handicraft of Iran, Mina Kari is being observed on the doors and chandeliers of vintage palaces, mansions, and shrines.

Mina Kari (or enameling) is one of the most celebrated handicrafts of Iran. Minakari is the art of coloring and ornamenting the surface of metals (and even potteries) by fusing brilliant colors over them. This splendid art is applied in making wall hanging plates, home décor, candy dishes, vases, and jewelry.