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04-29-2014 05:12 PM by ghasem | 4 comments »

gerehchini or girihchini or as we call it in persian گره چینی is a way of decorating doors and windows in ancient houses and religious places in Iran. Yazd, Isfahan and some ancient cities of Iran are famous for this art.gereh or girih is a proportional geometric pattern that is used for making the layout of how wood sticks will be joined together. all of sticks are joined in mortise and tenon way, without glue or nails. at the end there will be a stable frame with or without stained glass. ...

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04-25-2014 07:27 PM by Mahdi Taheri | 4 comments »

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 decorates doors and windows in homes and 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:Ency...

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