Art and Crafts originate in human mind; craft is something that involves a variety of activities, creative qualities and hobbies. Crafts can be sub- divided into two groups’
handicrafts or traditional Crafts, as there are variety of crafts therefore each craft is different from the other; they vary in size, quality and nature.

Types of Crafts:

Ceramic Crafts:

  • Glass blowing: this is the craft of molding the molten glass into different shapes and sizes.
  • Glass Beads: This art is the oldest human concept of art and it is still very popular.
  • Stained Glass: Stained glass is working with colored glasses for making different glass forms.
  • Mosaic: Mosaic craft is art of designing, by using colored glasses; these glasses are very small broken pieces.
  • Pottery: Pottery crafts are those which are made by the potters. It is an art of making articles in different shapes and sizes using clay.

Fiber Crafts:

  • Weaving:
    Weaving is the oldest form of textile craft; it is something which is designed on cloth using colored threads.
  • Spinning:
    Spinning is an art of making thread and rope using raw fibers.

Some other Fiber Crafts:

  • Lace making
  • Macramé
  • Tatting
  • Rug Hooking Needle Craft:

Needle craft is the oldest form of craft which is turned on a piece of cloth or different forms of cloth,
Needle craft includes following variations:

  • Appliqué
  • Crewel embroidery
  • Crochet
  • Cross-stitch
  • Knitting
  • Needlework
  • Patchwork
  • Quilting

Handicrafts Trade
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