Persian art reflects a 5000- year-old culture shaped by the different cultures that have been flourished on the vast Iranian plateau.
Architecture, painting and miniature, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and sculpture are Iranian art heritages in world history.
Miniature, an art that pictures the nature in a small piece, was born in Iran and has been flourished during the time to be a symbol of Iranian art.
Persian miniature uses pure geometry and vivid palette.
The allure of Persian miniature painting lies in its absorbing complexities and in the surprising way it speaks to large questions about the nature of art and the perception of its masterpieces.
The most important function of miniature is illustration.
Miniature is mostly found in Isfahan and is one of the tourists' favorites. Taking a trip to Isfahan is a good idea to find Iranian miniature in all shapes and sizes.