Taiwan

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Chanthabun mat

Chanthaburi province has a plain geography, with part of it being rice fields. Sedge is one plant with excellent features for making mats, known...
Contemporary ceramics in the Benjarong style, by craftsmen of the Office of Traditional Arts, Ministry of Culture

Ceramics

In history and archaeology, ceramics are important artefacts that can be dated through scientific methods to offer insight into the development and cultural diversity...
The sculptor, Master Kongket, is applying wax to the surface of the clay body in order to finish the detail decoration especially the face of the Buddha image.

Casting of ancient Buddha statues

Buddha statues have great significance among Buddhists, representing the Buddha himself as well as his teachings. These statues bear ideal features that are “characteristics...
Bencharong ceramics

Bencharong ceramics

Bencharong ceramics are enamelled terracotta ware originating in China in the mid-fifteenth century during the Ming dynasty. The Chinese tradition employed at least three...

Basketry

Endowed with a fertile land, Thailand was in the past an agricultural society with people making their own farming tools. Basketry was a craft...
Guan Jiang Shou

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...
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Rush Weaving

Rush, commonly known as the “mat rush,” boasts three Taiwanese varieties: the round rush, the triangle rush and the da-jia rush, or the yuan-li...

Penglai tu (lacquer)

Penglai tu lacquerware is endemic to Taiwanese culture. Penglai tu techniques involve inlaying and grinding on the pre-carved wooden body. This technique dates back...

Glaze-carving

The masters of ceramic arts in Taiwan are well established. With an ancient history, the techniques are mature and well-developed. But potter Su Shih-hsiung has...
Plum (Partial),5.5x3.5x1CM

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...
Buddhist Statuary Decoration– the delicate craft combined religion and folk art, masterpiece by the hands of Shih Chih-hui, the winner of the 2014 National Crafts Achievement Award in Taiwan.

Buddhist statuary decoration

The Buddhist statuary decoration involves the techniques of making Buddhist statue from scratch, beginning with woodcarving and clay modeling. But the decoration goes further...

Basket lacquerware

Basket lacquerware is the product combining both bamboo and lacquer crafts. It first starts with batten body made from bamboo weaving. Then, the artisan...