One of the most valuable traditional art of woodcarving. Among the works of Susa and Persepolis stone, some wood carvings can be seen. In the Sassanid period with elements of geometric and abstract tattoo procedures on coil is used wooden inlay. After the advent of Islam and due to the expansion of Islamic centers and mosques, were among the first artists who spend all their energy and talent to decorate mosques and architects pyrotechnics, along with tile workers, tarashan stone, Kaaran and embossing plaster shortcuts Activity in this area were also attracted and created works very valuable. The period of pulpits and carved shrine to have survived.
Iran, which belongs to the oldest embossing effect in the first half of the third century, a wooden door belonging to the Old Mosque in Shiraz that during the “Umar ibn al-Laith al-Saffar” made of wood and has the infrastructure and Tabriz on it a slice of walnut and motifs Przl is a beautiful ornament. But this ancient art flourished during the Safavid been among the artisans. Works of this period, in important centers such as the tomb of the Imam or the pulpit, Rhl of the Quran, categories daggers, wooden beams and Qazvin to Isfahan mosques and shrines can be seen clearly.
Another example of the masterpieces of that era who now remains intact, Shah Soltan Hossein Safavid school gates and doors are very beautiful tombs of Shah Tahmasp Prince Hussein Qazvin.
Now other crafts such as woodcarving, in all corners of the country, especially in cities such as Isfahan, Shiraz, Abadeh, anymore, Golpayegan and Tehran continues to exist.