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Nielloware in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nielloware in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nielloware had been used since Ayutthaya was the Thai capital, when Portuguese merchants came to make trade in the kingdom. It is believed that...

Ceramics

Pottery is the most widely used because it is easy to manufacture, cheap, and suitable for the rural life. The main products are pots,...

Facial tattoos in Oro Province

One of the most striking cultural traditions in Papua New Guinea’s Oro province are women’s facial tattoos. Among the Maisin people, facial tattoos (ro-bua)...

Sand Paintings

Ceramics

Pottery is the most widely used because it is easy to manufacture, cheap, and suitable for the rural life. The main products are pots,...

Terracotta plaques of Molela, Rajasthan

The terracotta plaques made in Molela, a small village in Rajasthan, mark it as an important hub on the terracotta map of India. Here...

Keste embroidery

Keste is traditional Kazakh hand embroidery with colorful threads, needle or hook (biz/ilme) and wooden hoop (kergysh). In Kazakh, keste means “scheme”. Samples of...

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Terracotta

  Pottery, toys, figures and plaques are produced in terracotta.  Pitchers, pot covers, woks, various containers, planters etc. and figures are decorated with incised and...

Miniature Sailing Ship-Making

Making sailing ships was one of the most important handicrafts practiced in Kuwait. However, this craft has diminished and it is currently practiced...

Kashi (tile) making

The art of making earthenware mud bricks with a layer of coloured glazed designs and patterns to cover all kinds of surfaces of construction...
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During earlier times before modernisation, local hardwoods such as the coconut tree were used to create a variety of items that range from simple...

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Rug weaving

Rugs of Bani Hamida are handwoven Jordanian rugs from a village called Makawir in the district of Madaba, which is located in the central...

Lan Na woodcarving (Ban Thawai tradition)

Ban Thawai is a wood craft village that has become a popular cultural tourist destination in Chiang Mai province. The village is located in...

Tattooing

The method of Samoan tattooing has changed little over the centuries, although it is now being performed outside of Samoa and is sometimes being...

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