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Images of crafts from Tropix: Pottery, textiles, engraving, carving, model boats, blacksmith, clay

Pottery water container, crocheting, weaving, engraving, carving bellows, woodwork, woven bags
SOM87PF6_18 Pottery water container in wooden stand, enamel lid; traditional crafts; mosquito and dirt protection. N.W.Somalia. Copyright Tropix (P. Frances) MOR99JUN1_16 Old man in traditional white headgear and robe, sits doing crochet; crafts. Place Djemaa El-Fna, Marrakesh, Morocco. Copyright Tropix (June Hassall) BOT92MA9_15 Crafts: partially sighted woman, worn clothing, weaves mat from reeds. Adult Education and Training Centre, S.Botswana. Copyright Tropix (M. Auckland) NIG83DD2_13 Young woman, Hausa tribe, works at market stall engraving pattern on calabash; crafts. Kano State, Northern Nigeria. Copyright Tropix (D. Davis) MOR03TX3_02 Bellows-maker carves Berber tribe design into cedar wood; crafts. Centre Artisanat, Nouvelle Ville, Marrakesh, Morocco. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) BAL98JUN1_13 Wood carving being prepared; Mas village famous for wood carving. Bali, Indonesia. Copyright Tropix (June Hassall) COL01TX12_08 Crafts: brightly coloured striped woven bags for sale at Convention Centre. Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley)
Potter at kiln, shaping clay at wheel, soapstone carving tools, wickerwork for sale, weaving twine
GAM92BM2_23 Craft, ceramics. Male potter crouches to prepare kiln for firing, adjusts bricks. Brikama, Gambia. Copyright Tropix (B. McGrath) GAM92BM2_20 Craft, ceramics: close-up hands & apron of potter (male), shaping clay candlestick at wheel. Brikama, Gambia. Copyright Tropix (B. McGrath) SIE90GB3_16 Axe and other handmade tools for soapstone carving, plus blocks of the stone and partial carving. Crafts. Sierra Leone. Copyright Tropix (G. Barnish) FRA05VJB13 Stall keeper at Sunday craft fair sells handmade wicker(?) bottle coolers. Bagnol-en-Foret, Provence, South of France. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) SAF96AM25_05 Woman sits on mat weaving shoulder bag from twine made from grass, holds work with toes; crafts. KwaZulu, South Africa. Copyright Tropix (A. Mountain)
Man makes model boat, weaving machine, blacksmith, potter shapes clay at wheel, spooling silk
BHR01TX4_01 Old man (70+) carpenter, in traditional dress, makes model dhow at craft centre. Manama, Bahrain. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) MOR03TX1_21 Large weaving machine for carpet making; womens carpet co-op. Centre Artisanat, Nouvelle Ville, Marrakesh, Morocco. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) BAN91TX32_17 Blacksmith and boy (13-14? child labour) at work by night, hammers red hot iron; simple forge. Sylhet Town, Bangladesh. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) GHA96GR2_10 Craft: man stands working wet clay into a cylinder on potters wheel. Finished ceramics. Cultural Centre, Accra, Ghana. Copyright Tropix (Gary Roberts) SRL97TX39_17 Government craft training: young woman (15-16?) spools silk; older woman helps with fine thread. Kotte, Sri Lanka. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley)
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