Sukek (bone carving)

Kazakh bone carvers (suyekshi) use traditional technique of bone processing and carving. Samples of bone carving found in Central Kazakhstan are attributed to the...

Basketry and plaiting (Aboriginal)

Basketry and plaiting are still practised by many of the 18 indigenous Orang Asli groups of Peninsular Malaysia, especially among subsistence farming communities. Items...
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...

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Basket weaving from banana leaves

Traditional Jordanian basketry is made from wheat straw and banana leaves. It is one one of the oldest weaving techniques and is passed down...

Kundal (polychrome decorative wall painting)

One of the most original types of traditional handicrafts in Tajikistan is kundal, a polychrome decorative wall painting of glue paints with gilded relief...

Doja

Doja (ceramics) is a key part of the cultural heritage of the Republic of Korea (also known as “South Korea”). Its presence can be...

Kaan pak tin (court-style gold couching and embroidery)

Prior to 1975, the monarchy and nobility of Laos were patrons of the arts, and women of the court couched and embroidered clothing and...

At shayi (horse decorations)

Turkmens are natural born horse riders. Passion for horses is instilled from childhood. Akhal-Teke were bred by Turkmens more than 5000 years ago in...

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...
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Dating back about three thousand years in China, the art of lacquer rapidly spread to Southeast-Asia, and is thus one of the most ancient...
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Loin loom weaving of Nagaland

Nagaland in the North-East of India is home to 16 main tribes and several sub-tribes each distinguished by custom, dress and dialect. The symbolic...

Angklung

Angklung is a handmade musical instrument made from pair of bamboo, mounted in a bamboo frame, that produces sounds when shaken. Angklung originated from...

Shirdeg (felt rug)

Mongolian’s civilisation is nomadic, therefore people profit from farm and cattle animals like camel, horse, cow, yak, sheep and goat. Statistic showed Mongolia has...

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