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Arts & crafts

Arts & crafts comprises a multitude of activities and hobbies that involve making things with one's hands, usually from scratch. They can be sub-divided into 'handicrafts'( or traditional crafts ) that are fashioned in an old style using long practised techniques, and the rest which are more modern inventions that have become recent trends or fads.

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history of traditional art

Arts & crafts; Antiques & collectibles

There is a long history of traditional paintings in Sri Lanka.Many people like them many much. Arts like sculpture and painting in Sri Lanka have always developed under the ...


Arts & crafts; Antiques & collectibles

Ancient people use many things to draw their paintings.somoe materials like jade, rock, crystal, marble, emerald, ivory, coral and wood were also used for expressing art.

the kings who promote the paintings

Arts & crafts; Antiques & collectibles

There are many kings who promote paintings in Sri Lanka.They help to make giant status also.Some of them are, Jettatissa III Aggabodhi III Dathopatissa I Kashyapa.

sigiriya rock paintings

Arts & crafts; Antiques & collectibles

Sigiriya become to the world heritage list because of beauty of these paintings also.The paintings would have covered most of the western face of the rock, covering an area 140 ...

locations of paintings

Arts & crafts; Antiques & collectibles

There are many temples in Sri Lanka.But we can see paintings on some of them only.So people saved them.There are variety paintings on walls,rocks and pillars.