Creativity and Richness Craft: Admirable Traditional Carve Wooden Art as Recognition of Pakistani Heritage

Romana Yasmin Khan, Jianjun Huang, kangli Ren, Shumaila Meer, Dr. Zain Ul Wahab

Abstract


Pakistan has historically been the center of traditional hand carving expertise. Pakistani wooden furniture and decorative wooden items are the major traditional elements that are recognized with their elegant carvings, unique inlays work and decorative floral and geometrical patterns. The aim of this study was to highlight the issues and give some solutions to overcome the obstacles and problems; to increase the productivity and also will help to flourish the craftsmen performance at small scale industries and cottages spread over in Pakistan. The market survey and interviews were conducted to assess the aesthetics capabilities of artisans and craftsmanship the field of wooden furniture. It has been investigated that better-quality furniture would be produced if quality of labor will be equipped with better life and much knowledge. Local craftsmen should be acknowledged and facilitated them through which they can not only quicken their work to earn a better living but also can carry on their profession for promoting their heritage and culture.


Keywords


Craftsmen, Decorative Handicraft, Heritage, Shortcomings, Wooden Art.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18533/journal.v7i9.1480

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