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Blog entry by Mahdi Taheri posted 04-25-2014 07:27 PM 1205 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Gerehchini is a kind of art in Iran that is made from wooden sticks joined together with mortise and tenon joints and sometimes filled with stained glass.
it decorates doors and windows in homes and mosques.
one of masters of this art is Mr. Abouei in Yazd, Iran. here is the link to some of his works.

there are some masters in other parts of Iran and also Azerbaijan. an article about this on

update on September 4th 2015:
some information about gerh chini or gereh sazi:
Encyclopaedia Iranica

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#1 posted 04-25-2014 08:33 PM

Looks great, would be nice to see more pictures of his work in closer view.

What type of wood is used?


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#2 posted 04-26-2014 12:32 AM

Wow that does look great

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#3 posted 04-26-2014 03:08 AM

i manage for more pictures.
the wood is sycamore and sometimes teak and valnut

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#4 posted 04-28-2014 05:27 PM

more pictures on ghasem's gallery

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