HANDY CRAFT

 

 

MY COTTAGE INDUSTRY

 

Crafts are symbolic mirrors of the soul of nation. They reflect a way of life and enduring characteristics of people.

 The most blessed means to earn thy living is by the work of thin own hands.

 

         Jewellery Box                                                          Jewellery Box                                                                Jewellery Box

 

                              Ring Box                                                                 Jewellery Box                                                        Chain & Pendant

 

Jewellery Box

(Shaped of banana flower bud)

 

Wide selection of Kelantan silver craft and also do the wholesale and retail.

We undertake to make silver articles according to your specification quality of craftsmanship guaranteed and any souvenir.

 

                                                 Brooch                                                  Brooch                       B:chain & pendant C:ear ring D:hair pin   

 

                                      Hair Pin                                                  Pill Box                                              Pill Box  

 

                                    Flower Vase with stands                                  Flower Vase                               Flower Vase (boat shaped)

 

                                   Glass Holder with handle                               Glass Coaster                                       Ice cube bucket

 

                                      Fruit Tray with stands                                   Silver Tray                                       Cigarette Box

 

                                    Paper Clip Container                      Paper Weight (pyramid shaped)                           Candle Stand

 

The nineteenth century found the full range of traditional. Decorative art flourishing, especially in Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah, and Perak. Enjoying royal patronage, the Malay artist craftsman working with silk, gold, silver or wood, lived and practiced his craft within the perimeters of a royal palace or residence of a high ranking official. His work was of the highest level of excellence: it was never standardized nor commercialized.

 

In 1930, a group of Malay and European officials and their wives set up the Kelantan Arts and Crafts Society to market crafts in Singapore and other major towns in Malaya. A period of transition began during which the craftsman’s portfolio expanded to include articles of popular interest. Butter dishes and cigarette boxes were produced alongside finger bowls and betel boxes. Apart from that, the craftsman was completely free to create his own designs, working at his own pace.

 

However, there was alack of concerted effort to train young hands and develop regular market for their products. This lack would be remedied in the decades to come.

 

The 1950an saw a climate of new beginning for the nation as well as its culture. A renaissance of sort sprang up in the culture arena. Amidst a backdrop of social-economic progress, the nation’s craft traditions received new life and new direction as the government actively stepped in to preserve national heritage.

 

In the 1970s, there developed a global appreciation of things ethnic. The feeling was, ‘There is nostalgic input of the handmade in a plastic world………’

Tourists beat a path to countries where a rich cultural legacy was part of life. Malaysian crafts, not left behind, experienced a further revival. late 1970s, there was a growing feeling that as the nation advanced economically, its heritage should no longer be preserved as cottage industry. Heritage preservation and its artist expression had toht into mainstream society.

Traditional crafts have always been family or communal affrahores are done, women gather at their homes to plait mengkuang mats, fashion pottery or weave at their looms. Skills and motifs have been passed from mother to daughter or at any rate have remained within the family.

 

 

Wide selection of Kelantan silver craft and also do the wholesale and retail.

We undertake to make silver articles according to your specification quality of craftsmanship guaranteed and any souvenir.

 

      

 

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