Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Making local crafts is one of the few profitable economic activities Costa Rican indigenous tribes pursue. This ancestral heritage is more than just a manner to provide income. It’s a tradition that is passed on from generation to generation, teaching about symbolism...
El Salvador

El Salvador

COSTUME Traditional Dress Traditional dress is often reserved for formal occasions or festivities. Women dress in colorful embroidered shirts and skirts, and men wear traditional pants and embroidered shirts. Traditional dress varies throughout the country. While it...
NICARAGUA

NICARAGUA

Early Cotton and Textile Production in Nicaragua Cotton was already being used as a textile in Central America when the Spanish arrived in the 15th century. In 1548, some 20 years after their arrival in Nicaragua, the Spanish imposed a tax on the indigenous peoples...
HONDURAS

HONDURAS

Honduras is a vibrant country, from its history and culture, to its people, cuisine and even the clothes that native Hondurans wear. Reflecting a combination of traditions from indigenous communities, the influence of neighboring countries and immigration as well as...
Fashion in Brunei

Fashion in Brunei

INTRODUCTION: Brunei, the abode of peace is a country located on the North coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. The country is divided between the nations of Indonesia and Malaysia. Brunei’s population in ’18 was 4,28,963. The government is an actual...
KASUTI EMBROIDERY OF KARNATAKA

KASUTI EMBROIDERY OF KARNATAKA

Kasuti is world famous embroidery of Karnataka state earlier known as Mysore state, the motifs and art us a part of women’s world. Kasuti embroidery speaks about the people of Karnataka, their traditions, customs and professions. It is said that Kasuti resembles the...