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Handicrafts

Things that are made by hands are called Handicrafts. We live in an age when most things of use such as clothes, utensils, bulbs, pens, paper, pins  and phones are manufactured in factories. Things that are made by hand are therefore very few. Similarly, cloth woven by hand is called Handloom. There are virtually hundred of handicrafts that are practiced in different parts of the world. Let us learn words related to handicrafts this month.

 

Handicraftsman / Artisan: One who practices the art of making things by hands. (دستکار)

 

Pottery:  Art of making pots by using the mud, porcelain or stone. But pottery is the place where pots are made. The articles so made are called pottery ware. (ظروف سازی)

 

Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. It can also be done by using metal strips, beads, pearls, and sequins.

(کشیدہ کاری)

 

Saddlemaking:The saddle is a supportive structure for a rider or other load, fastened to an animal’s back by a girth. These are made of leather. (زین گری)

 

Bookbinding is the process of physically assembling a book from a number of folded or unfolded sheets of paper or other material. (جلدسازی)

 

Wood carving is a form of working wood by means of knife and chisel and making wooden figure or figurine. It is also used to carve flowers and figures into plain surfaces of wood like doors, frames, beams etc.  (چوب کاری)

 

Sculpture : Sculpture is the art of making things as they look in three dimensional form in metal, stone, wood, clay or any other substance. (سنگ تراشی،مجسمہ سازی)

 

Knitting is a method by which thread or yarn is used to create a cloth. (بُننا،بُنائی)

 

Crochet : It is a process of creating fabric from yarnthread, or other material strands using a crochet hook. (کروشیاکاری)

 

Basket weavingbasketry, or basket making is the process of weaving pliable materials into a basket or other similar form. People and artists who weave baskets are called basket makers and basket weavers. (ٹوکری سازی)

 

Glassblowing is a glassforming technique that involves inflating molten glass into a bubble (or parison), with the aid of a blowpipe (or blow tube). A person who blows glass is called a glassblowerglassmith, or gaffer. (شیشہ گری)

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