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Handicrafts

Chapan - both traditional and fashionable wardrobe item!
Rubric: Handicrafts

Download in PDF    If we talk about Uzbek national clothes, then chapan and skullcap immediately come to mind. Let`s tal abou about chapan today.   Without false modesty, this is a uniq...

Traditional shoes of XX century in Uzbekistan
Rubric: Handicrafts

Uzbek shoes of XX century were produced by special masters - usto. They used different types of leather, getting it from sheepskin, goat skin and cowhide. The leather for shoes usually was covered wit...

Pichak (pchak) - a knife or a piece of art?
Rubric: Handicrafts

The most famous craft in the ancient Bukhara is the blacksmith's craft. Stories about the great artisans of that time can be found in the books of the 10th century, the great Uzbek scholar Abu Rayhan ...

Gijduvan pottery
Rubric: Handicrafts

Uzbek ceramics is very rich and diverse. It varies greatly depending on the region where it’s producing. Each region has its own school and traditions. The most interesting ceramics is produced ...

Carpet factory in Samarkand
Rubric: Handicrafts

Where else but in the East, one can observe an abundance of bright colors and tints. And oriental carpets are still famous for this.Uzbekistan has always been famous for producing carpets. Uzbek carpe...

Chust knives
Rubric: Handicrafts

 Since ancient times Chust knives have had a great popularity not only in Uzbekistan but beyond. Chust is a small town in the Namangan region, which is famous for the manufacture of knives. Uzbek...

The Uzbek atlas is recognized as an intangible cultural heritage
Rubric: Handicrafts

UNESCO inscribed an ancient technology for manufacture of Uzbek silk fabrics – atlas and adras into the Register of Good Safeguarding Practices.  The Intergovernmental Committee for the Saf...

Zoomorphic images of Central Asian ceramics
Rubric: Handicrafts

Central Asian ceramics is very popular all over the world. It’s beautifully decorated and also transmits traditions and customs of local people. Central Asian ceramics is of high-level quality &...

Central Asia сalligraphy
Rubric: Handicrafts

In ancient times state and economic paperwork was based on the Arabic script on the territory of modern Uzbekistan. Central Asia calligraphers have been actively developing the craft and soon it becam...

Jewelry of Turkish women
Rubric: Handicrafts

Turkish women liked jewelry very much and wore them from ancient time. Zargar (jeweler) was famous profession, but his work was very difficult. Master had to have a sense of colors, special taste and ...

Uzbek straw art
Rubric: Handicrafts

Straw is a popular nature material, which is widely used for furniture decoration and paintings. The craft goes from ancient time, when people had a cult of white straw crops.  People believed th...

Museum of carpet weaving history
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Staying in Bukhara city during the tour around Uzbekistan, don’t miss the chance to visit Museum of carpet weaving history. The exposition was opened in the building of ancient mosque Magok...

Marghilan atlas
Rubric: Handicrafts

  Marghilan is one of the oldest cities of Fergana Valley in Uzbekistan. The city is famous for beautiful fabrics produced here. In Marghilan local people have engaged in manufacturing of silk fa...

Paper mill in Samarkand
Rubric: Handicrafts

Today, in the 21 century, it is difficult to imagine the modern activity of humanity without paper. In spite of ultramodern IT-technologies, paper remains the main medium.The famous historical fact is...

Rishtan ceramics
Rubric: Handicrafts

Rishtan is a city in Fergana Valley of Uzbekistan. It is known for its pottery and ceramic products. Rishtan ceramics has its unique features. Secrets of making dishes are passed on father to son. A m...

Uzbek carpet weaving
Rubric: Handicrafts

One of the oldest types of folk art in Central Asia is the production of silk and woolen carpets. Domestic carpet weaving is developed in Fergana valley, Nurota, Kashkadarya, Surhandarya and Syrdarya ...

Wood carving art in Khiva
Rubric: Handicrafts

Wood carving art of Uzbekistan is the part of Central Asian art heritage and originates in ancient times.Khiva today also is one of the oldest centers of carving art in Central Asia.Carvers from Khiva...

Gijduvan ceramic school
Rubric: Handicrafts

One of the more ancient, extremely interesting types of applied arts of Uzbekistan, which kept till our days the distinctive positioning of local schools and traditions, is art ceramics.Ceramics of Gi...

Uzbek ceramics
Rubric: Handicrafts

Ceramics for many centuries has been the most highly developed kind of trade in Central Asia. Slip and not slip ceramics of the leading centers had local features, appearing in peculiarity of forms, o...

Uzbek suzane
Rubric: Handicrafts

Suzane- decorative picture, embroidered in silk or cotton.For many centuries different schools were formed in the art of suzane embroidery: Nurata, Bukhara, Samarkand, Urgut, Shakhrisabz, Tashkent and...

 

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