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Handmade toy dromedary model
15 novembre 2023

Handmade toy dromedary model

These toy dromedaries are made by children from the village of Kaji, which is located on the edge of one of the seasonal wetlands of the southern Khorasan province in Iran. This area is one of the main dromedary habitats in the province and is located ...

The new scarf in white and brown cotton
9 novembre 2023

The new scarf in white and brown cotton

The new fair trade scarf in white and brown cotton is handmade from the typical Iranian cotton called Malle. This cotton from the village of Khusf in the South Khorasan region has been recognised as Iran's national heritage. Malle cotton, being brown ...

The vest made from dromedary wool
9 novembre 2023

The vest made from dromedary wool

Vests made from dromedary wool are handmade from a traditional fabric called Barak. This is a typical fabric from the South Khorasan region of Iran that, unfortunately, having no market was about to be forgotten. Fortunately, Mrs. Marmoozian from Boshruyeh, ...

Intervista radio ad Ala su RAI Friuli Venezia Giulia

Intervista radio ad Ala su RAI Friuli Venezia Giulia

Giovedi 5 ottobre dalle 11:55 alle 12:30 la nostra Ala è stata intervistata dalla Radio RAI Friuli Venezia Giulia. La trasmissione si intitolava "Nè stato, nè mercato" e si è parlato del progetto di Shirin Persia, del mercato ...

La nostra Ala vincitrice della menzione speciale al premio in memoria di Agitu Ideo Gudeta 2023

La nostra Ala vincitrice della menzione speciale al premio in memoria di Agitu Ideo Gudeta 2023

Il 28 aprile 2023 la nostra Ala, titolare di Shirin Persia,  è stata premiata a Bolzano come menzione speciale per il premio in memoria di Agitu Ideo Gudeta 2023. Siamo felicissimi e commossi per questo risultato, in particolare sentiamo ...

Handmade garments made of natural fabric and dyed with ECOPRINT
31 May 2022

Handmade garments made of natural fabric and dyed with ECOPRINT

We are happy to present these sustainable fashion garments for the summer made by ethical craftsmen directly from Iran that we have been working on for more than a year to make feasible. These new ethical fashion products are a sleeveless sweater ...

Shirin Persia elected beer of the year at Solobirra 2022
26 marzo 2022

Shirin Persia elected beer of the year at "Solobirra" 2022

Is it possible to brew an excellent saffron beer? A beer that experts and newcomers to the world of brewing can enjoy? And how can the incisive and complex taste of saffron spice be incorporated into a balanced beer? Our challenge was to create Shirin ...

Two new fair-trade saffron-related items direct from Iran!
18 marzo 2022

Two new fair-trade saffron-related items direct from Iran!

We would like to present to you two new small fair trade handicraft items which are the result of our trip to the saffron lands in Iran in January. These handmade ethnic articles are a small part of our intention to promote women's handicrafts as much ...

Soozan Doozi' handicrafts from Baluchestan
26 novembre 2021

Soozan Doozi' handicrafts from Baluchestan

The new fair-trade ethnic handicraft items have just arrived: sets and combinations of bracelets, necklaces and earrings made by hand using the traditional art of Soozan Doozi. This art of embroidery, typical of Baluchestan, a region of Iran located ...

Casolet cheese with saffron
26 Novembre 2021

Casolet cheese with saffron

One of the delicious novelties of 2021 is the saffron-flavoured Casolet cheese, which has become one of the products of Slow Food's first transnational community of "producers and co-producers of Qa'en saffron". This prized cheese is the result of a ...

Saffron and lemon liqueur
1 settembre 2021

Saffron and lemon liqueur

A very welcome new artisan product that has become part of the Slow Food Community of "producers and co-producers of Qa'en saffron" in Shirin Persia is the liqueur with organic lemons from Sicily and fair trade saffron from Qa'en. This product was born ...

The handmade scarf dyed with saffron petals
20 Novembre 2020

The handmade scarf dyed with saffron petals

< Enter the shop to buy scarves > In the village of Khorashad, in the province of Birjand, in Iran, the cooperative of women of Khorashad village, have saved the art of Tobafi: a very ancient Iranian textile art that was in danger of extinction. ...

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