School of Thirteen Arts and Crafts
School of Thirteen Arts and Crafts at Thimphu is the primary center of learning for Bhutanese artists. Depending upon the student’s interest, one can specialize in any of the thirteen arts and crafts, including painting, weaving, sculptures, blacksmithing, embroidery, etc. It is the best place for visitors to learn about traditional Bhutanese arts and crafts. On a visit, one can see students learning the various skills taught at the school.
Bhutan’s specialties and artworks mirror the one of a kind soul and personality of the Himalayan kingdom.
The specialty of Zorig Chosum – or the thirteen expressions and artworks of Bhutan – stays especially alive today. They incorporate carpentry, blacksmithing, weaving, chiseling and a significant number of the specialties depicted beneath.
There are two establishments of Zorig Chosum where these conventional expressions and specialties are being shown today – one in the capital, Thimphu, and the other in Trashi Yangtse in eastern Bhutan.
Human expressions and artworks keep on thriving in spite of a little traveler showcase. Quite a bit of this is because of the administration’s help and accentuation on the safeguarding of culture and custom.
Bhutanese workmanship is especially rich in bronzes of various types that are on the whole known by the name Kham-so (made in Kham) despite the fact that they are made in Bhutan on the grounds that the procedure of making them was initially transported in from that district of Tibet. Divider artistic creations and figures, in these districts, are planned on the chief ever-enduring beliefs of Buddhist works of art.
Despite the fact that their accentuation on detail is gotten from Tibetan models, their sources can be perceived effectively, regardless of the abundantly weaved pieces of clothing and sparkling trimmings with which these figures are richly secured. In the odd universe of evil presences, the specialists obviously had a more noteworthy opportunity of activity than when displaying pictures of awesome creatures.