Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:43
Thai ice carvers triumph again in Hokkaido
A depiction in ice of traditional Thai cockfighting (kai chon) won a team of Thai ice sculptors the grand prize at the 45th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Japan this week.
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:29
Samut Prakan inmates to be trained in elaborate crafts
SAMUT PRAKAN - The Corrections Department has joined forces with the Chiang Rai-based “Baan Dam Black House Museum” to have inmates trained as professional wood-carvers or leather craftsmen.
Sat, 05 Aug 2017 07:00
Fruit carving, a meticulous art in Thailand
BANGKOK - It is a royal tradition that has proved bountiful through the ages and one that Thailand's fruit carvers are determined to keep alive -- even as young people peel away from the unique art form.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 01:00
In Laos, fresh ideas from master carvers
Canadian Sandra Yuck taps traditions for the homed้cor brand Caruso Lao