Craftsmanship is traditionally family production, where the producer (artisan) owns the means of production (being the owner of the workshop and tools) and works with the family in his own home, performing all stages of production, from the preparation of the raw material, until the finishing; that is, there is no division of labor or specialization for the manufacture of any product. In some situations the artisan has with him a helper or apprentice.
1) Wood Craft
Wood crafts produce diverse objects with motifs of nature, the human universe and fantasy. Examples are frowns, or heads of bow, utensils such as trough, pestle, troughs and simple and rustic furniture, mills, mills, casks, wagons and the largest handcrafted wood product – with few metal parts – they are the ox carts.
2) Lace Crafts
The lace, present in clothes, scarves, towels and other articles, has an important economic role in the North, Northeast and South, and is developed by the hands of lacemakers.
3) Craft made of ceramics
The first man-made objects were handcrafted. This can be identi
It was in the Neolithic period (6,000 BC) when man learned to polish stone, how to make ceramics as a tool for storing and baking food, and discovered the technique of weaving animal and vegetable fibers. The same can be seen in People in the same period. Research has identified a lithic industry and pottery making by ethnic northeastern traditions who lived in southeastern Piauí in 6,000 BC
4) Braided Crafts
The art of braiding fibers, left by the Indians, includes mats, nets, whales, hats, sieves and others. As for decoration, braided objects have a huge variety, explored through geometric shapes, different thicknesses, dyes and other materials. This type of handicraft can be found in various regions of northern and northeastern People, such as Bahia, Mato Grosso, Maranhão, Pará and Amazonas.
5) Indigenous Crafts
Each indigenous group or tribe has its own handicraft. In general, the paint used by the tribes is a natural paint from trees or fruits. The adornments and feather art are another important indigenous work.
The vast majority of tribes develop pottery and basketry. And as a hobby or in sacred rituals, the Indians developed flutes and rattles.