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Arts, Crafts & Handicrafts Guide


Crafts are basically innovations of those skilled persons that have skills to produce quite attractive and decorative products from hands. These handmade products are not only beautiful but considered as precious to buy because the preciousness can be measured out by the hard work and bocage of artisans. These crafts and handicrafts would be masterpieces of common smiths around us like blacksmiths, carpenters, glaziers and stone workers. Here’s the list containing some beautiful information about different art crafts that are designed accurately as perfect match of your desires and attractive nature.

Acrylic Crafts

Acrylic is one of the wonderful materials of this century for art crafts and it is also known as plexiglass or PMMA. Acrylic crafts are really beautiful and they are mainly used to still the imaginative products in the form of glass. It can also be seen as artificial decorative aquariums where all the things are made of these acrylic crafts.
Acrylic Crafts

Beaded Crafts

Beading was just a jewelry making raw-material but today is widely used in the industry of art crafts where you can see most of the products made of different colorful beads. Beaded Crafts are the selection of those people that love to have colorful decoration pieces as a home décor because beads have beautiful colors and textures.
Beaded Crafts

Bone Crafts

Bone crafts are so strange to be listened but it’s true that bone is the best and strongest source of crafts like jewelry and decorative items. Scrimshaws and Ivory are the best example of bone crafts where you can see lots of decorative and useful items like ivory jewelry, swords, figurines, spoons and tools.
Bone Crafts

Carving Crafts

Carving crafts are considered as the best one because for home decoration because they are less precious as compared to other handmade crafts but they are too common to see in most of the homes. Carving is basically the process by which the craftsman shapes the raw-material in the form of finished products. Different carving crafts are stone carving décor, wood carving, wax carving and one of the artistic is vegetable carving crafts.
Carving Crafts

Ceramic Crafts

Ceramics are traditional and cultural representation of many countries where they are being used from centuries for making different ceramic crafts. Ceramic is basically the powder and granular form raw material comes in the finished ceramic crafts after heated in tandoor. Different beautiful ceramic crafts are ceramic pots, cutlery, jewelry, electrical appliances and much more.
Ceramic Crafts

Fabric Crafts

Fabric crafting is the procedure used to make useful and artistic crafts by different fabric materials and their good assertion. These fabric crafts are considered as highly useable, fashionable and decorative so there are so many uses that can be defined here but some quite common fabric crafts are hairbands, laces, bows, baskets, sceneries, pouches and cushions.
Fabric Crafts

Glass Crafts

You may see many crafts made of glass with beautiful colors, styles and shapes. These glass crafts are varied from aquarium supplies, decorations, jewelry supplies, chandeliers, lamps and much more. Different glass materials are used for the making of these glass art crafts whereas some common types of glass are tinted, beveled, fused quartz, porous, rippled, fire, fumed silica, toughened, tiffany and flat glass.
Glass Crafts

Leather Crafts

Leather is one of those materials that are being used by us from hundreds of centuries and we used it for many sources from pottery to clothing. Leather crafts are sometimes beautifully decorative materials used for home décor but it can also be seen as daily use crafts. Some commonly seen leather crafts are belts, headbands, harnesses, carvings, paintings, pouches and stamps.
Leather Crafts

Metal Crafts

Middle age represented some great usages of metals that we’ve never seen like from crafting to clothing. Metal crafts are much protective and reliable as compared to any other crafting materials but they are so heavy to put so commonly used as armory. Metals are usually common but some rarely found metals are precious like palladium, platinum, silver and gold so they are usually used for precious metal crafts like jewelry, medals and coinage whereas common metal crafts are pottery, fashion accessories and armors.
Metal Crafts

Paper Crafts

Paper is quite odd to see as crafting but no doubt it is a great source from decoration to usefulness that can be seen in different paper crafts. These paper crafts are purely handmade and used for different commercial and non-commercial purposes like postcards, sculptures, figurines, toys, holiday decorations, flowers and much more. These paper crafts are made of different colorful and attractive paper materials that are stuck well to form a craft.
Paper Crafts

Plastic Crafts

Plastic crafts are commonly seen crafts because plastic is well known for its eco-friendly nature. Different plastic crafts that you will see commonly around you from many purposes like home décor, jewelry and office supplies are plastic boxes, scale models, fashion accessories, tools, toys, flowers, bottles and basketry. Plastic crafts are much reliable, cheaper and attractive than other crafting materials like metals and paper.
Plastic Crafts

Resin Crafts

Resin crafts are basically pure decorative items that can be seen through homes to offices in the form of souvenirs, gift crafts and promotional items. Some commonly seen resin crafts are jewelry, key chains, sculptures, building models, souvenirs, pottery, ashtrays and much more that is colorful, attractive to see but less precious than other materials.
Resin Crafts

Stone Crafts

Stone crafts are being in our use from thousands of year when first man was sent to the earth. Different stone crafts have different uses but a quality craft always can be judged by the hard work of those hands that made it. Different stone materials have features to attract the people most so they are used in different stone crafts like fountains, furniture, sculpture, vases, jewelry and figurine.
Stone Crafts

Wooden Crafts

Crafting of wooden materials is not easy as most of the people think and it can be observed well if you ever see the making of any craft. Some common wooden crafts are paintings, mats, rugs, sculpture, furniture, jewelry and interior decorations. These wooden crafts look precious, useful and attractive just because of reliable materials used for the making of wooden crafts.
Wooden Crafts

Wrought Iron Crafts

People think that wrought iron is useful metal which comes from metal wastage but it’s true that wrought iron is quite useful as like as ferrous iron and the importance can be judged through the number of wrought iron crafts used in different industries from sanitary supplies to art crafts like some common wrought iron crafts are candle stands, jewelry supplies, hooks, fashion accessories, home décor, sculpture, table lamps and figurines.
Wrought Iron Crafts

Posted by: Kei on Jul 21 2012


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