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The ancient land of Mesopotamia hosts two great rivers—the Euphrates and Tigris—that flow from the Turkish mountains in the north, through Mesopotamia, and then, at the southern Iraqi alluvial plain, both rivers reduce their flows where the delta areas...
Crafts utilising shells have been practiced in the Philippines for centuries. Archaeological examples of shells used as implements have been found. Ethno-linguistic groups such as those of the Cordillera Mountains of Northern Luzon have traditionally prized shells for their...
Galamzami (etching) is the marking of a design on the metallic surface including board or container or creating regular and extended recesses on the pattern lines by hammer tapping on steel wedge on the metal. In order to prevent...
Month In Review
- Horse craft
- Mother of Pearl
- Musical Instruments
- Wood Carving
Hot Stuff Coming
Basket lacquerware is the product combining both bamboo and lacquer crafts. It first starts with batten body made from bamboo weaving. Then, the artisan...
One of the most common types of decorative and applied arts of the Tajiks is zarduzi goldwork. The art of golden-stitch embroidery in Tajikistan...
Lacquer work is locally known as liyelaa jehun or laa jehun. Maldives had trade connections with China even during ancient times, and it is...
It is believed that the art of casting brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, was introduced from Thailand to Terengganu and Kelantan on...