Jun 23, 2009

by English Muse

These beautiful photos were taken by my friend Shokoofeh. (You can see them on her flickr page). I’m thinking today of her and all the women of Iran, with much sadness over the death of Neda Agha-Soltan.


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20 Responses to “Beautiful Iran”

  1. erin says:


  2. shoppingsmycardio says:

    what a beautiful, beautiful place…it's easy to forget sometimes with all of the ugliness they live with. thank you for the reminder.

  3. Brian Miller says:

    With all the difficulties in Iran, it is nice to see a more beautiful perspective. thanks for bringing it to us.

  4. The Townhouselady says:

    Gorgeous. The first photo and the second to last with the column, are those floors, ceilings?

  5. Bunny, THE PARIS HOUSE says:

    Such gorgeous vibrant pictures. I love the Middle East and pray everyday for peace. My youngest sons godparents are Iranian and they have a lot of family there and I know they worry so much. Thanks for reminding everyone of the beauty both in the designs and most importantly in Iran's people.

  6. little augury says:

    beautiful images and people. la

  7. Shaddy says:

    Thank you for bringing these to mind in place of the sadness we're viewing.

  8. emily says:

    the photos are beautiful, just like shokoofeh 🙂

  9. LouDuk says:

    Oh! These remind me so much of life in Indonesia! I love them. The ancient arts of the Eastern cultures will dazzle any Westerner. I have some handmade bamboo angel's that are all playing instruments in a little orchestra that would go great with this collection. I love things like this. Thanks for sharing. Keep it coming.

  10. lauragrace7 says:

    These are exquisite!

  11. Margaret says:

    I love these pictures. Thanks for sharing her flickr account:) I'll be checking it often. The pictures are so lovely and beautiful!

  12. Sara says:

    The Iranians are in my prayers 🙁

  13. Slices of Beauty... says:


  14. iva yaneva says:

    wow, these are stunning!! I love learning more about different cultures and this is really beautiful. thanks for sharing these with us!

  15. Darrah says:

    What beautiful pictures! I am going to check out your friend's flickr page right now! Thanks for the share!

  16. Miranda says:

    Thank you for reminding us all of that country's ancient beauty and of the role its courageous women are playing in this new struggle for honesty and freedom.

  17. P. says:

    Glorious. Thank you for posting something beautiful about Iran – I am so hopeful for its future. In the meantime, the situation is incredibly worrying and I want to keep dear Shokoofeh safe!

  18. Daisy says:

    Its true. Iran is very pretty!

  19. Tina Tarnoff says:

    These photos are beautiful. I wish people dind't have to die so that we could live better lives. Why can't we all just live those better lives, with an open mind and an open heart? Without killing, hurting, fighting, arguing, hating.

    Thinking of Shokoofeh, thinking of Neda. xox

  20. harps says:

    the first shot is mesmerizing! the amount of work that went into creating it is mind boggling

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