Rattan and bamboo weaving

Rattan and bamboo weaving has been the most common crafts in Vietnam as any farmer would know how to weave in order to create...

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...

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Carpet weaving

Carpet weaving is done either manually or mechanically. Machine-woven carpets are primarily for practical domestic...

Sarawak textiles

The earliest evidence of textiles in Sarawak, located in the west of the island of...
Vertical loom in Madaba, photo: Adeeb Atwan

Textiles

Textiles have been produced in the Jordan region since the last Stone Age. The region...

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Māori Basketry

Pre-European Aotearoa/New Zealand, a time when Māori baskets were prolific, used as containers for food...

Ceramics

Pottery is the most widely used because it is easy to manufacture, cheap, and suitable...

Hand papermaking in Jaipur

In India the earliest extant texts on paper can be dated to the tenth century,...
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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...
Nabataea’s pottery style, photo: Adeeb Atwan

Ceramics

Jordan has good clay deposits and a continuous history of pottery since the Neolithic period. Traditionally, pottery is practiced across Jordan using wood kilns...

Porcelain

In China, main porcelain categories according to regions can be divided into celadon porcelain in Zhejiang, white porcelain in Hebei and Fujian, blue and...

Dari (pottery)

Earthenware, known as dau buli or dau tulituli, is a traditional craft originally practiced specifically for making cooking pots and water storage vessels. Dau...

Straw/Jute shoes (shu ya lakkan)

As the name suggests, these shoes are made of rice straw and jute string. They are mostly used for in-house purposes as room shoes...

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Kesi

Kesi is also known as k'o-ssu, and further back in history it is also called changkesi, kesizuo, kese, etc. In foreign countries, it is...

Embroidery

Madraga, shoresh, thaob or khalaga, depend on the area, is the traditional woman’s dress in Jordan. It is black with embroidery down the front...