Iran’s silk carpets – Luxury in a crisis country

While the country is truk in a economic crisis, three Persian brothers are still producing large luxury silk carpets. Iran wealthy class who has saved its wealth in dollars and euros is the winner of the current situation. They are still buying beautiful silk carpet which take up to 100 years to produce. To follow the birth of one of these masterpieces resembles a journey through Iran’s entire society.

Sima Dehgani is a photographer based in Germany. Her main work is portrait and documentary photography. In her art projects she is interested in new ways of visualizing social issues. For editorial or commercial inquiries please get in contact.

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