Committee for Tourism Development
under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan

List of craft types

Government of the Republic of Tajikistan

RESOLUTION

On the List of Craft Professions

According to Article 6 of the Law of the Republic of Tajikistan "On handicraft", the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan decrees:

Approve the List of craft professions (attached).

Chairman of the

Government of the Republic of Tajikistan        Emomali Rahmon

Dushanbe,

dated June 26, 2021, No. 253

Annex

to the Decree of the Government of

the Republic of Tajikistan

dated June 26, 2021, No. 253

List of craft professions

1. FOOD INDUSTRY

1. Meat industry

2. Oilseed processing industry

3. Dugh processing (dairy whey)

4. Mill business

5. Baking business

6. Sambusa making

7. Nishallo making

8. Confectionery business

9. Halva production

10. Sweets production

11. Making a drink from rose petals

12. Making sherbet

13. Cooking

14. Sausage production

15. Cheese making

16. Making sumanak

17. Fruit drying

18. Winemaking

2. TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY

19. Wool ruffling

20. Filature

21. Mat weaving

22. Adras weaving

23. Alocha weaving

24. Atlas weaving

25. Bekasab weaving

26. Chintz sewing

27. Making pillows

28. Flower weaving

29. Embroidery/pattern sewing

30. Golden embroidery

31. Knit weaving

32. Painting

33. Patchwork

34. Bead weaving

35. Embroidering popur pattern

36. Dyeing

37. Embroidering suzane pattern

38. Embroidering chakan pattern

39. Embroidering a veil

40. Embroidering sheroz (braid)

41. Tailoring

42. Sewing spreads (cover) for gahvora (cradle)

43. Sewing scarves

44. Weaving of a lint free carpet

45. Carpet weaving

46. Macramé weaving

47. Lace weaving

48. Braiding

49. Braiding braids

50. Knitting jiyak (braid)

51. Felting

52. Knitting socks (jourab)

53. Tailoring of camisoles (jacket)

54. Tailoring of dressing gowns

55. Tailoring of hats

56. Sewing the skullcaps (toqi/tyubeteyka – embroidered skullcap worn in Central Asia)

57. Back winding

58. Sewing kurpacha (cotton blanket)

59. Sewing rafida (a round flat pillow for gluing flatbread to the walls of tanur)

60. Sewing handkerchiefs

61. Making dolls

62. Tailoring of chakman

63. Tailoring of jelak (summer light men's dressing gown)

64. Embroidery with chain stitch

3. LEATHER, LEATHER HABERDASHERY AND LEATHER FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY

65. Leather craft

66. Tailoring of leather goods

67. Saddlery (the art of making accessories for horses and donkeys)

68. Tailoring of makhsi (ichigi)

69. Tailoring of boots

70. Repair of old shoes

71. Shoemaking

72. Sewing (saddlery)

73. Whipmaking

4. WOOD PROCESSING AND MANUFACTURE OF WOOD PRODUCTS

74. Carpentry

75. Making gahvora (cradle)

76. Sharpening of wooden spoons

77. Making sanduk

78. Turning wooden dishes

79. Making wooden combs

80. Wood carving

81. Making souvenirs

82. Cage weaving

83. Basket weaving

84. Making tapchan (low deck canopy used in Central Asia for meals and rest)

85. Making cabinets

5. PRODUCTION OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS

86. Soap making

87. Weaving of matting

88. Knitting brooms

89. Making nonpar (a device with a wire brush to pierce the dough rolled into flatbread)

6. PRODUCTION OF OTHER NON-METALLIC MINERAL PRODUCTS

90. Manufacturing of tiles/tile siding

91. Engraving

92. Pottery

93. Production of penny whistles

94. Monument sculpturing

95. Sculpture making

96. Marble cutting / stone cutting

97. Grinding of stone millstones

98. Making gates

7. PRODUCTION OF METALS AND FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS

99. Restoration of porcelain ware

100. Copper work

101. Knife making

102. Making horseshoes

103. Blacksmithing

104. Tinwork

105. Jewellery

106. Oven and pipe making

107. Gold washing

8. MANUFACTURE OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

108. Manufacture of rubob (national stringed instrument)

109. Manufacture of nay (flute)

110. Manufacture of sétor (three-stringed musical instrument)

111. Manufacture of tanbur (stringed and fingered musical instrument)

112. Manufacture of arpa

113. Manufacture of chang (string percussion musical instrument)

114. Manufacture of sato (bowed musical instrument)

115. Manufacture of dutar (stringed musical instrument)

116. Manufacture of doira (tambourine)

117. Manufacture of tablak (small, elongated drum)

118. Manufacture of labchang (mouth musical instrument)

119. Manufacture of gijak (bowed musical instrument)

120. Stretching of leather on musical instruments

121. Manufacture of tor

122. Manufacture of konun

9. CONSTRUCTION

123. Mud walls construction

124. Architecture

125. Brick Forming

126. Making fireplaces

127. Making tanur, chakdon (flatbread oven)

128. Stone laying

129. Stucco work

130. Plastering work

131. Grave digging

10. SANITATION AND HEALTH CARE

132. Resetting bones

133. Hairdressing

134. Make-up artist

135. Antimony making

136. Traditional pharmacy

137. Drying plants / phytotherapy

138. Henna dyeing

139. Perfumery

11. FINE ARTS

140. The art of dancing

141. The art of witticism

142. Singing the folk epic “Gurugli”

143. Singing naksh (one of the types of polyphonic choral singing)

144. Singing

145. Falak singing (a type of folk song)

146. Shashmaqom singing (name of a Tajik classical folk music and vocal work, consisting of six parts - maqoms)

147. Playing the gijak (bowed musical instrument)

148. Playing karnay (trumpet)

149. Playing the nay (flute)

150. Playing the rubob (four-stringed instrument)

151. Playing the surnay (wind musical instrument)

152. Recitation of panegyric poetry

153. Recitation of elegies

154. Reading naht (religious eulogy)

155. Fine art

156. Painting

157. Miniature

158. Calligraphy

159. Kundal ornamental painting (technique of painting with small polychrome vegetable patterns)

160. Performing satirical works

161. Walking on a rope

162. Performing a mavrigi

12. AGRICULTURE

163. Beekeeping

164. Floriculture

165. Rice husk cleaning

166. Silk culture

167. Horticulture