Handmade on the Silk Road


May 18, 2016

3.0 1 x
Series about traditional crafts along the Silk Road trade route. In Meybod in southern Iran, Abdol Reza Aghaei's family have been potters for generations.
Episodes 2017

May 11, 2016

3.0 10 x
Shavkat Jumanijozov has been working with wood for over 30 years. In his workshop in Khiva in Uzbekistan, he makes doors, chests and impressive wooden columns. Trained by the grandson of a famous 19th-century carver, Shavkat is a proud master of his craft and oversees a team of brothers, sons and nephews, passing on his ex...

May 4, 2016

3.0 12 x
The Uyghur community in north west China have been making atlas silk for thousands of years. Mattursun Islam and his family are continuing the tradition, using a combination of handmade techniques and mechanised looms. From designing the patterns to colouring, dyeing and weaving the thread, this film follows each stage in ...
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