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In today’s class, we will be talking about the introduction to local craft. Enjoy the class!

Introduction to Local Craft

Introduction to Local Craft


Craft is the skilled way of making decorative and functional objects or the product of that process.

  • Local craft:

It is defined as the skilled indigenous or traditional way of making decorative or functional objects or the product of that process. A person that practices or makes crafts is referred to as a craft man, craft woman or artisan.

Traditionally, crafts can be made completely by hand, using just simple tools. It can also be made by machine or through a mass production process. The category of crafts totally made by hand is called handicrafts. Local crafts have a cultural and historical identity as well as aesthetics.

Materials and tools for making local crafts
  1. Raffia
  2. Bamboo stem
  3. Cane
  4. Palm frond
  5. Fabric
  6. Rope
  7. Thread
  8. Wax
  9. Calabash
  10. Hides and skins
  11. Wood
  12. Bone
  13. Clay
  14. Wool
  15. Mud
  16. Tusk
  17. Dye
  18. Bead
  19. Glue
  20. Pliers
  21. Brushes
  22. Paper
  23. Charcoal
  24. Hammer
  25. Glass
  26. Cement
  27. Stencil
  28. Paint


In our next class, we will be talking about Classifications and types of Musical Instruments.  We hope you enjoyed the class.

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