Dancheongjang

Dancheong is a form of ornamental painting that is applied to royal palaces, temples and shrines. Dancheong is based on the five colours, blue,...

Bashofu (banana fibre cloth)

It seems that banana fibre cloth was already being made around the thirteenth century, but it was much later that it became popular. In...

Textiles

Sandstone

Blacksmithing

Jamdani

Jamdani, the loom figured muslin, was the chef d'oeuvre of the Dhaka loom. The name was derived from the Persian word jam-dar meaning flowered or...

Thangka

Felt rug

Doja

Design of regalia with gems for a golden Buddha image By craftsmen of the Office of Traditional Arts, Ministry of Culture

Metalworking

Felt art

Tattooing

Engraving on bamboo

Jewellery

FASHION AND TRENDS

Kasabu viyun (embroidery)

Kasabu boavalhu is the elaborate neckline of the Maldivian traditional dress dhivehi libaas. The embroidery technique used for making this neckline is called kasabu...

Ceramics

Ceramics is one of Australia’s major craft forms and can be found throughout the country. As a continent, Australia has a wide variety of...

Piña Weaving

Al-Sadu weaver weaving on a typical floor loom.

Textiles

Ikat

Tibetan rug-making

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Tapestry (shwe shi hto)

The art of tapestry named shwe chi hto (gold embroidery) seems to be flourished about one thousand years ago. Evidence can be found in...

Puppet (yoke thay)

Earthenware

Paper (hmaing-kaing)

Metal pandain

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Lacquerware (pan yun)

Jewellery

Mandoos (wooden chest)

Craft fan

Wood carving

Thundu Kunaa (mat making)