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Camel bone crafts

camel bone craft


The most attractive and interesting Pakistani handicrafts are those created from the camel bone. Bone is a long lasting item so it is very good material from which many beautiful and wonderful articles of leisure and utility are made. In most of the areas the use of elephant bones is prohibited so camel bones are the perfect substitute of elephant bones. Camel bones items are greatly resemble to ivory items. Camel is an animal of deserts and their bones are easily available in the areas have deserts in the surroundings and for locals it is a very common source of food and the source of their earning bread is the products produced from the camel bones. These items consist of key chains, jewelry items, decoration pieces like vases, chess boards and etc.

camel bone craft

These crafted articles are very beautiful and requires some efforts. Carving bones and changing them into desirable, attractive and beautiful products is very lucrative and interesting art. The most common designs found in the product of camel bones are illustration and picture of idols and some untrue characters like unicorn. These items are made with perfection. This art work is very complicated from cutting bones to beautiful forms of drawing and polished them very perfectly.

camel bone craft

After polishing with wax or wet piece of cloth these articles looks very beautiful and are best gifts to someone and can also be used in your own home for decoration purposes. One of the most famous handicrafts of Pakistan is ivory handicrafts and camel art has very much resemblance with it.