Philippines

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Woodworking

Woodworking is an age-old decorative art in the Philippines.  Probably the oldest existing manifestations of this art form are archaeologically recovered boat-shaped coffins on...

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...

Piña Weaving

Piña is a handwoven Philippine textile produced mostly by the Aklanon in the province of Aklan in Western Visayas, Philippines. It is considered the...

Plaiting of mats and hats

Filipinos have lived their lives amidst articles fabricated through plaiting. The banig or plaited mat, has serviced the Filipino for sleeping or sitting, for...

Fish traps of Northwestern Luzon

Northwestern Luzon, Philippines, has a narrow coastal plain and hilly inland terrain, both of which are full of rivers and streams that originate in...

Bamboo crafts

Bamboo crafts permeate all aspects of Philippine life. Bamboo is used for house construction, for fishing and farming implements, for musical instruments and much...