Firoozeh Koobi (TURQUOISE INLAYING)
TURQUOISE INLAYING or Firoozeh Koobi is one of the few handicrafts that has the beauty and appeal of a good craftsmanship, as it is said to date back to about sixty years ago, at the time by a man named Yusuf Hakimian known as Mohammad Reza.
In Mashhad, Turquoise inlaying began work on ornaments such as bracelets, bracelets, earrings, etc. About twenty years later, this industry was brought to Isfahan by another craftsman named Haj Dadash.
In Esfahan turquoise, besides jewelry is used in dishes such as plates, cups, flower sprinklers, etc. Some workers in the Haj Dadash workshop and boys work in this field even parts of the work (picking turquoise on Work is done by female workers and craftsmen.
One of the side jobs of the TURQUOISE INLAYING industry is the preparation of the infrastructure, which is done in a goldsmithing workshop separately. Two of the goldsmiths who have been working on the infrastructure for the Haj Dadash workshop have gradually moved into the turquoise business and are currently engaged in turquoise work.
At present, TURQUOISE INLAYING handicrafts are common only in Isfahan and the artisans working in this field are limited to a few.
The important thing about turquoise is primarily the proper installation of turquoise on the metal, so that it has enough power and is not detached when polishing the turquoise parts. Installed side by side, and with no distances between the turquoise pieces, the work has greater artistic value.
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