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A wide range of smithing occurs in Laos to produce tools, jewellery and religious items. Blacksmiths (Lao: saang tii lek) may come from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds such as Khmu, Lao, and other groups. An individual in...
Lurik originated from the village of Java. In the beginning, lurik made in a sheet of clothes that functioned as kemben (a fabric that only wrap women torso), stagen (belt from fabric), and as a container for carrying a...
Knitting and weaving are an ancient crafts of the Tajik people. Archaeological findings of the ancient Penjikent (fifth to eighth centuries A.D.), such as lacy linen braided nets for hair, are indicative in this matter. Knitting is developed mainly in...
Month In Review
- Horse craft
- Mother of Pearl
- Musical Instruments
- Wood Carving
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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...
Earthenware, known as dau buli or dau tulituli, is a traditional craft originally practiced specifically for making cooking pots and water storage vessels. Dau...
The production of ceramics (kheuang pan din phao) occurs throughout Laos. Artisans create both glazed and and unglazed pottery. Members of the Lao and...
The traditional double-hulled voyaging vessels of Fiji are known as the drua or waqa tabu (sacred boat). An art almost extinct, the origins of...