Finial making (hti taw)

Myanmar traditional craftsmanship is represented by “ten flowers”, which are as follow- blacksmith, bronze-smith, silversmith and goldsmith, stucco, monastery, sculpture, stone carving, turning designs...

Sculpture

Vietnamese sculpture has a long tradition and there remain many valuable works in ancient temples and pagodas. Two main materials used for sculpture are...

Carpet making

Among the various forms of Turkmen crafts, carpet making is the most advanced and richest of all. Following the Silk Road, merchants bought finest...
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...
Turquoise inlay

Turquoise inlay

Turquoise inlay is an art which creates a layer of turquoise little-cut stones on the body of metal objects, making and preparing valuable decorative...
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Chun-zi-hua (silk flower)

The chan-hua (silk flower) crafts combine techniques of paper-cutting, weaving and embroidery. In Taiwan, the Hakka call this craft chan-hua, while the Taiwanese call...

Batik (Java)

Batik is a traditional fabric that is made by dyeing prevalent in some areas of Indonesia. Batik’s craftsmanship is passed down from generation to...
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Tinsmithing

Tinware production in human history dates back to the Bronze Age in China, when tin was used for daily utensils and warfare: it developed...

Magimagi (rope making)

Magimagi can be very coarse like rope or extremely fine like string. It is made only by men. Before the advent of synthetic string,...
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Pua Kumbu (Sarawak)

Pua kumbu is a single warp ikat textile woven on a backstrap floor loom by the Iban women of Sarawak, traditionally to mark their...

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Caps (bhadgaunle topi)

Bhadgaunle topi, kalo topi or taka topi, as it is called in Newari, is mainly produced in Bhaktapur district. Locals have been producing the...

Shell Craft

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...

Gilded Buddha images

Gilded Buddha images are recurrent in the Khmer culture, particularly the ones representing a standing Buddha with two palms facing the worshipper. This gesture...

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