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Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:46 GMT

Copper Utensils: A dying art business in Pakistan

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Muhammad Farhan Niazi

Sat, 04 Jan 2020 17:32 GMT

Due to a change in the lifestyle of people of Pakistan, the ancient art and craft of producing copper and brass utensils is declining, which is forcing the craftsman to switch over to other businesses. Safar Ali, a resident of Peshawar is the latest member of his family’s copper and brass art business over five generations. His family has been associated with this concern since 1860. He believes that his income is decreasing but that he will continue with same family trade.

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