National Arts and Crafts of Uzbekistan
Arts of Uzbekistan

The art culture of Uzbekistan is based on all the best achievements of the Uzbek people throughout history. National arts and crafts occupy a prominent place in the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan. In the Middle Ages, Uzbek arts developed in the context of the art of tracery, which had become prevalent.

The extensive national crafts and arts include engraving on copper, wood, and plaster-based material; jeweler's arts; carpet making; ceramics; ornamental embroidery, gold embroidery; decorative currying of tanned leather; silk spinning; making of decorative braids; inlaid works on musical instruments; painting on papier-mache; creation of decorative boxes for local tobacco; baskets, cradles, chests, and many other types. Throughout the centuries, the national Uzbek crafts and arts have both risen and declined, but the handing down of artistic traditions from one generation to the next has never stopped.

  • Silk production
  • Khan-Atlas
  • Turkmen Carpets
  • Uzbek Suzanne
  • Varnished Miniature
  • Uzbek Tubeteika
  • Blue Ceramics
  • Handmade goods of Andijan's artisans
  • Photography in Uzbekistan

    Articles on traditional arts of Uzbekistan in local and Central Asian travel magazines:

  • Wood-Carving in the Art of the People's Master Abdugani Abdullaev >>>
  • Colour Traditions in Creative Textile of Uzbekistan >>>
  • Reconstructing Central Asian Bullock-cart on the Basis of Cliff Art >>>
  • Central Asian Ceramics in the Collections throughout the World >>>
  • Asian motives in our life >>>
  • Carpets are for men. >>>
  • Art of Uzbekistan - into Internet >>>
  • From history of Bukhara's glass and ceramics >>>
  • Bukhara's costume of the 16th - 17th centuries in miniatures of Movarounnahr >>>
  • Bukhara's Art of jewelry >>>
  • Bukhara's Gold Embroidery >>>
  • Bukhara's Artists: another reality >>>
  • View of Bukhara's sculpture >>>
  • Ritual jewelry of the Karakalpak women in the 19th - early 20th cc. >>>
  • Kiymeshek >>>
  • Boysun Ceramics >>>
  • Clothing of the Kungrat Women from Surkhandarya >>>
  • The Tapestry >>>
  • The Khorezm Jewelry Art >>>
  • The Gijduvan Traditional Embroidery of the XIX - XX cc. >>>
  • The ceramic artist Ashur Mukhammad Mamasoliyev >>>

    Articles about Paintings of Uzbekistan in local and Central Asian travel magazines:

  • The Problem of Utopia in the XIX-XXI Centuries Art of Uzbekistan >>>
  • The V Tashkent Biennale: Results and Reflections >>>
  • Spiritual Universe of Atahan Allabergenov >>>
  • The First Uzbek Photographer >>>
  • Ruzihon Jalilova: "The Bloom of My Land" >>>
  • The Urgench Gallery of Paintings >>>
  • New Names: Dilyara Nizametdinova >>>
  • "5 + 1" - The Art of the Young >>>
  • Little Known Paintings of Uzbekistan Artists of 1920s-1930s >>>

  • More useful links:
  • Souvenir shops in Tashkent   >>>
  • Uzbekistan Bazaars   >>>
  • Export of cultural values beyond the Republic of Uzbekistan   >>>
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