Engraving (Ghalam Zani) is the art of carving superb designs on various metals such as copper, brass,silver and gold. Isfahan is the main center for engraving. The artistic work of this course made by the artists are the glorious and undeniable indication of previous metal work of Iran and Isfahan. Persian Metalwork Engraving is perhaps the most continuous and best-documented artistic medium from Iran in the Islamic period. Each hand engraved item may take upto one week to be finished depending on its size.