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Traditional musical instruments

History of the culture of Turkmen people knows a lot of musical instruments that were popular at a various periods of time. Some of...

Shadow puppet

Shadow puppets are silhouette figures made of animal skin or paperboard that are used for performance behind a lighted curtain, with distinctive local ethnic...

Karbafi (weaving)

Kong khao dok

Kong khao dok

Kong khao is a bamboo-woven container for steamed sticky rice. Its production base is at Ban Phai, Mueang Mai sub-district, Chae Hom district, Lampang...

Bush jewellery

In Australia there are Aboriginal individuals who use techniques new and old to produce items that are worn on the body. Many of these...

Thangka

Thangka, also spelt as thang-ga or thanka, refers to a religious scroll painting framed with colored silk and displayed on wall for worship. Thangka...

Weaving

Jaipur quilted razai

Both the domestic and professional craft of hand-quilting in India extends across many living genres. This includes the visually detailed kantha and satgaon quilts...

Glass

Contemporary studio glass practice in New Zealand extends across a range of technical disciplines, including casting, blowing, kiln-forming, bead-work, engraving and bespoke design. The...

Yurt

Yurt is a brilliant architectural design of nomadic culture. Optimal convenience of its structure fully reflects the dynamism of nomadic life and the philosophy...
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Kar-i-qalamdani (the painted papier-mâché of Kashmir)

It is believed that the craft of Kar-i-qalamdani—the skill of pen craftsmanship—was introduced in Kashmir in the fifteenth century when the then King Ghiyas-ud-Din...

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His Majesty Sultan of Brunei Darussalam wearing songkok.

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Bhangra Textile (Hemp)

Bhangra products are made from fibre prepared from hemp plant (Cannabis Sativa). There are two types of hemp plant—male and female. Fibre extracted from...

Masks

Throughout Melanesia, totems and special characters from ancestor stories or legends are materialised for ceremonies and festivals by specially prepared, initiated people wearing masks...

Kong khao dok

Kong khao is a bamboo-woven container for steamed sticky rice. Its production base is at Ban Phai, Mueang Mai sub-district, Chae Hom district, Lampang...

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