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Home>>North India>>Punjab>>Arts-Crafts

Art and Crafts of Punjab

Basketry, Basketry art and craft, Basketry art of Punjab, Basketry Arts & Crafts In Punjab, Punjab Arts Crafts

Basketry

Osier bast, a straw commonly known as Sarkanda, is interwoven with bast, reeds, rushes and corn husks to make baskets.
 

Handicrafts

Art is described as a creation or expression of something beautiful especially in a visual form and Arts and Crafts as a phrase means decorative designs and handicrafts.
 

Handicrafts, Handicrafts art and craft, Handicrafts art of Punjab, Handicrafts Arts & Crafts In Punjab, Punjab Arts Crafts

Household Articles, Household Articles art and craft, Household Articles art of Punjab, Household Articles Arts & Crafts Household Articles

The shavings of sarcanda chicks and coloured cotton threads were also used to weave Chiks, Bohiey, Pitarian, (useful household articles) and kind of chairs called Moorras.

Leather

The shoes made in different parts of Punjab out of self lured leather have different traditions.
 

Leather, Leather art and craft, Leather art of Punjab, Leather Arts & Crafts In Punjab, Punjab Arts Crafts, Arts Crafts

Phullkari, Phullkari art and craft, Phullkari art of Punjab, Phullkari Arts & Crafts In Punjab, Punjab Arts Crafts Phulkari

The most well-known craft tradition of Punjab is Phullkari. The word Phullkari means flowering.

Traditional-Dress

A generation ago, the turban was the "crowning glory" of all Punjabis whether Muslim, Hindu or Sikh. Muslims and Hindus have given up their turbans
 

Traditional Dress, Traditional Dress art and craft, Traditional Dress art of Punjab, Traditional Dress Arts & Crafts

Traditional Ornaments, Traditional Ornaments art and craft, Traditional Ornaments art of Punjab, Traditional Ornaments Traditional Ornament

Rig-Veda, the oldest book in the earth, mentions ornaments worn by the gods. Rudra, a Vedic deity, is described as "shining with brilliant gold ornaments" and "wearing" an adorable, uniform necklace".

Weaving

Weaving of Durries (cotton bed or floor spreads) in myriad motifes and designs especially by young girls in the villages has been a long tradition in Punjab.
 

Weaving, Weaving art and craft, Weaving art of Punjab, Weaving Arts & Crafts In Punjab, Punjab Arts Crafts, Arts Crafts

Wood Work, Wood Work art and craft, Wood Work art of Punjab, Wood Work Arts & Crafts In Punjab, Punjab Arts Crafts Wood Work

The wood work of Punjab has also been traditionally famous. Artistic beds with comfortable, skillfully made, back rests fitted with mirrors and carved colourful legs called Pawas

 

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