“Crafts of Chitral” is a compelling publication that introduces you to the different artforms embraced in Chitral, their origin, history, economic and environmental importance and popularity as well as gives valuable insight into the story and lives of an artisan.
Did you know? The history of the drill dates back to around 35,000 BC when the Homo sapiens discovered benefits and practicality of rotary tools. This led to the hand drill, a smooth stick, that was sometimes attached to flint point, and was rubbed between the palms. This was used by many ancient civilizations around the world including the Mayans.
“In this fast-paced world, Bibi Hawa is not only working full time as a security guard, but also using the medium of craft to remain financially stable so that she can give quality education to her children.”
Motorcycles are descended from the “safety bicycle,” a bicycle with front and rear wheels of the same size and a pedal crank mechanism to drive the rear wheel. The 1885 Daimler Reitwagen made by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in Germany was the first internal combustion, petroleum-fueled motorcycle. In 1894, Hildebrand & Wolfmüller became the first series production motorcycle.