The craftsmanship of my people is an interesting showcase of artistry and ingenuity. The creativity of a Filipino is a character trait I am truly proud of.
The simple Christmas star made of paper and plastic with some sticks and glue, when created with an expectant Christmas sentiment, can add glimmer to the simple lantern.
Fashion need not be costly. The creative mind combined with a heart that crafts beauty can make jewelry accessories model grace and charm.
Our townsfolk in the provinces use their hands to create beautiful pottery. Most people in rural areas I know have put their hands on soil or loam to create from clay, crafts of earthenware that show their regional culture and heritage.
And a final testament of Filipino craftsmanship is his love affair with woodwork. Armed with indigenous crafting tools, the artisan creates beautiful works of art from wood that spans from a lowly frame, to chairs and even to a whole wooden dwelling.