Jewellery Hand Crafts in the State of Kuwait

Gold and silver jewellery have been admired and used by Kuwaiti women for quite a long time. As a result, jewellery crafts (Syaqah) flourished...

Paper cuting

Paper cut, also known as paper carving, is a kind of hollowing-out art and visually leaves a sense of seeing through and gives us...

Bounty Hat

The Bounty hat is from Norfolk Island. The method for making the hat has been handed down through the generations on Norfolk Island since...

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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...

Drua

The traditional double-hulled voyaging vessels of Fiji are known as the drua or waqa tabu (sacred boat). An art almost extinct, the origins of...

Brocade

In Vietnam, cloth weaving has been around for many years. It has been attached to the self-sufficient life so that all provinces had brocade...

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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...

Blacksmithing

Blacksmithing is one of the oldest handicrafts practiced in Kuwait. Previously, this craft was much used  to make and maintain all kinds of metal...
Mat mi

Mat mi

Mat mi (sometimes spelt mad mee) is a fabric made with a tie-dyeing process before weaving to create a design. The technique has long...
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