Since 2012 the handmade pottery from Horezu is part of the Unesco´s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. As explanation they wrote: „The handmade Horezu ceramics from Valcea originates in the traditional craftsmanship of the region. Each object is shaped with the help of a certain finger technique that is clearly individual making every piece a signature one. Each potter applies his own technique using luminous colors in traditional motives. The expertise is passed on from the senior to the apprentice.“ 

Sujani Quilts from Bharuch, south Gujarat, India.
For this labor intensive work each pocket is stuffed with cotton before the weaving process continues.

King Ludwig II of Bavaria was also called the Swan King, Mad King or fairy tale King. He built three castles, one of them the famous Neuschwanstein castle. He said: “I want to remain an eternal mystery to myself and others.” He definitely achieved it.

India/Gujarat: Patan Patola is a double ikat textile, that means both, the warp and the weft, are dyed before the weaving. As a result patterns and colours are extraordinary vibrant and elaborate.  With such thin silk thread it takes a lot of time and it´s an extreme test of precision and planning. A sari starts around 10 000 $.

Kutch/Gujarat/India: The walls of this Meghwali roundhouse in Hodka village in Kutch are constructed with whitewashed mud and dung and a lot of mirrors. Normaly the toran is hanging above the door, here he´s  protecting the inhabitants agains the devils coming out of the TV.