Mask making

Carpet weaving

Tibetan rug-making

Mitti ka kaam (unglazed terracotta)

Mitti ka kaam literally translates as “clay work” and its practitioners are commonly referred to as kumhar in Pakistan. It basically constitutes production of...


Bush jewellery




Tapestry (shwe shi hto)

The art of tapestry named shwe chi hto (gold embroidery) seems to be flourished about one thousand years ago. Evidence can be found in...

Puppet (yoke thay)

Myanmar puppet stage is fully developed with drama music, songs and dances. The writer SayaHlaTha Mein wrote in his book, Myanmar Yoke – thayTabin...


The town of Moattama was first mentioned in an old Burmese inscription of 1326 where it is called Muttama, the name which until now...
[td_block_social_counter custom_title=”STAY CONNECTED” facebook=”envato” twitter=”envato” youtube=”envato”]


Goat hair weaving (hair is plucked to get rid it of impurities, then manually tweaked by using a wheel, and then woven on a vertical loom (Study archive of Maha Kayal 1984)

Nasej el bust we el sajad ( hiyakat al besot we sajad) bil souf...

Carpet weaving is a traditional Lebanese craft with quite an unknown history. Widely spread in several villages, especially among the Bedouins (Laqlouq Bedouins in...

Bamboo crafts

Bamboo crafts permeate all aspects of Philippine life. Bamboo is used for house construction, for fishing and farming implements, for musical instruments and much...

Saima embroidery and tush-kiiz wall hanging

Embroidery was a very popular and widespread type of needlework that was practiced by Kyrgyz women of all ages, from young to old. This...



Jewellery art is one of the most ancient forms of folk art of Uzbekistan and has maintained its vitality today. The largest centers of...

Brassware (Malay)

Kani shawl of Kashmir