This Week Trends
Stone carving is particularly emblematic of Cambodia owing to its important use at the Angkor site, where numerous imposing bas-reliefs were sculpted on the sandstone walls of the temples. Stone carving skills were passed on from generation to generation...
Guitar making is a form of lutherie (from the French luth, or lute) – the craft of building stringed musical instruments that also encompasses violins and mandolins. Luthiers are highly skilled in fine woodwork, metalwork, inlay, and increasingly, electronics....
The evidence of glass manufacture in China comes from the late Zhou Dynasty (1046 BC to 221 BC). The evidences proved that Chinese learned to manufacture glass comparatively later than the Mesopotamians, Egyptians and Indians. Imported glass objects first...
Month In Review
- Horse craft
- Mother of Pearl
- Musical Instruments
- Wood Carving
Hot Stuff Coming
The art of LhaZo (painting) is as old as the existence of people in the country. The art has been passed down from generation...
Myanmar puppet stage is fully developed with drama music, songs and dances. The writer SayaHlaTha Mein wrote in his book, Myanmar Yoke – thayTabin...
Engraved bamboo is called kârè e tä in the ajië language spoken in the customary area Ajië-arhö (Houailou – Poya - Bourail- Moindou) Traditionally used...
One of the most original types of traditional handicrafts in Tajikistan is kundal, a polychrome decorative wall painting of glue paints with gilded relief...