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Chiniot Wooden handicrafts
From the initial times, man has been trying different techniques and constructive material to introduce newest trends in handicrafts. Wood is one of the oldest manufacturing supplies recognized by man and till now considered as one of the most good-looking and nifty supplies. Due to its unique properties, wood preserves a special place amongst the furniture manufacturers.
In Pakistan, there are a number of manufacturers, who are creating different attractive wooden handicrafts thatare loved by the people over the globe. But if you want to buy the unique wooden craft, you should go for Chiniot wooden handicrafts.
Chiniot – which is a beautiful city on the border of river Chenab – got the status of Tehsil in 1868 in Jhang District. Chiniot furniture industry is approximately 150-200 years old and managed to get popularity in furniture industry since Mughal era. The industry has produced an extensive range of products, which includes; ethnic furniture, traditional imitations and furniture constituents etc.
The city of Chiniot is famous for its unique wooden furniture and art pieces. Chiniot wooden handicrafts have a special importance in all over the world. Many handicrafts lovers from USA, Sri Lanka, UK and Gulf countries (such as Oman, Kuait, UAE and Saudi Arabia) come in Pakistan to buy Chiniot wooden furniture.
Chiniot wooden handicrafts comprise doors, windows, pine wood products, beautiful wooden jewelry and gift boxes, mirror frames, large picture frames, wall brackets and table mirrors etc.
Chiniot wooden furniture is not only popular in Pakistan but the furniture buyers from all over the world use to visit Chiniot to purchase furniture. Chiniot crafts are enormously prized by the foreigners because the artisans of the city use their all skills to create unique and attractive designs.
Thousands businessmen began their business in the city of Chiniot and finally immerged as the globe’s best manufacturers of wooden handicrafts as well as furniture products. A large number of Exporters are busy in exporting Chiniot wooden handicrafts and furniture to other countries.
Chinioti furniture showrooms are full of wooden handicrafts and furniture products, which have been displayed to grab the attentions of handicrafts and furniture lovers.
Man always wants to live in luxury and comfort and perhaps that’s why everyday we hear about new and latest inventions that can offer tranquility and pleasure to human. One such innovation is wooden furniture. Figuring out where our affection with all wooden things comes from is crucial for understanding human nature and aesthetics. Since the time immemorial, man started exploiting timber as a major raw material for various freight, vessels, furniture and encompassing dwellings.
English, French, German and American craftsmen all created highly itemized, elegantly-crafted wooden chairs that flaunted the knots, grains and designs of exotic woods, all secured under layers of polish.
When it comes to buy unique and premium quality furniture, the first name that comes in mind is Chiniot, a city in Punjab, Pakistan. Chiniot is the furniture hub of Pakistan and the furniture pieces produced there are exported across the globe. Chinioti artisans have intuitive good taste and they’ve achieved a distinct excellence in woodwork.
Besides main furniture pieces, Chiniot-based small handicrafts as well as the master pieces of craftsmen are also equally famous among the furniture buyers and collectors.
Chiniot offers a variety of furniture created by a verity of woods. The most important type of woodwork, which particularly belongs to Chiniot, is “Carving”. It’s a cutting style work; the piece of particular wood makes a design which shapes similar to a paper cut that’s carving.
The main wood used to make the furniture is SHEESHAM, and its permanence is just matchless. The major furniture pieces include:
· Bed set
· Sofa Set,
· Dinning set
· Jharoka (console)
· Dinning cupboard
The main style of Chiniot furniture is “Victoria” and it’s counted in antique these days.
You can see the master pieces of woodwork on all furniture showrooms where even chairs are not just chairs but the reflection of handiworks with ease and comfort of artistic sense.
Down to the increasing demand of Chiniot wooden furniture, the prices of raw materials used in furniture making such as chipboard, foam, timber, color paints, hard ware and polish chemical materials have increased.
Among the major customers of Chiniot wooden furniture are the United States of America, United Kingdom, Sri Lanka and Gulf states like the Saudi Arabia, Kuait, United Arab Emirates and Oman.
The tomb of Hazrat Sheikh Ismail Bukhari is among the top tourist attractions in Chiniot that manages to lure hundreds and thousands of his disciples, travelers and backpackers annually. The vault is a unique yet fascinating blend of modern and archaic style of architecture.
Sheikh Ismail was a famous saint of Chiniot. He was born in 762 Hijri. Belonged to the kin of Syed Sher Shah Jalal Surkh Bukhari, Hazrat Sheikh Ismail came to Jhang on the command of his religious teacher, Hazrat Chirag Dehlvi. They devoted their lives for the propagation of Islam.
Hazrat Sher Shah Jalal visited Jhang just two times in his whole life. Later on, his lad Ahmad Kabeer visited Jhang, who then followed by Jahan Gasht and his children. Jahan Gasht and his brood permanently settled in Chiniot. Hazrat Sheikh Ismail was a famous saint of this lineage.
Sheikh Ismail was the grand-son of the Syed Ahmad Kabeer. He reached Chiniot while passing through Delhi, Deska, Kernaal, Petyaala and Icherwaal. His impressive way of teaching provoked many non-Muslims to convert to Islam and he has millions of disciples till now. His children are called as “Sheikh Salmanay”.
Details of Tomb:
The vault of Hazrat Sheikh Ismail is almost 75 feet high and it stretches over the area of fifteen canals. The foundation of tomb was laid before partition and construction work accomplished after partition.
The grave of Sheikh Ismail is surrounded by many small graves which are believed to be of his descendants.
The walls of the tomb are made of white cement and they look as if they’re of marble. The tiles affixed in the walls are not much long-standing but were last used in 1980. All four walls of the tomb have ventilators. Sura-Yaseen is engraved on each wall. The vault features two moons with one big star in the middle of both.
The tomb also features four large windows and a main door that’s called “Bab-ul-Faiz”.
Surroundings of Tomb:
The front and back of the burial chamber is surrounded by stumpy cemeteries. This two story tomb features 8 small and 4 large towers and one big doom. Adjacent to the tomb is a mosque with a pray “Nad-e-Ali, “Surah-Fateh” and “Pakistan Zindabad are engraved on all of its four walls. There’s a “Bara Dari” too which was built on the command of Ameer Hussain Shah. Mr. Syed Zafar Abbas is the care-taker of the sepulcher nowadays.
The shrine of famous Sufi Saint Hazrat Shah Burhan-ud-Din is one of the most frequently visited spiritual places in Chiniot city. A simple but awe-inspiring building of the shrine is constructed on vernacular style which reflects Mogul Architecture.
Shah Burhan was born as Sadaat Bukhari in Lahore in 981 Hijri. He passed his childhood and teenage life in Lahore. After completing the formal education in his city of birth, he traveled across the Punjab in pursue of spirituality.
Spending a few years in the mentorship of well-known saints, Shah Burhan came to Chiniot at the age of Twenty five and eternally settled in the city. He was belonged to “Sohervardia” series. God had given him some implausible miraculous powers through which he inspired hundreds and thousands of souls to be his disciples.
Shah Burhan was died on 12th Ramadan, 1061 Hijri in Chiniot. His Urs is celebrated on the same date every year and his followers from all parts of the country remunerate esteem to their spiritual guide in different styles.
The construction of Shah Burhan’s vault was started in 1061 Hijri and it took almost three years to complete. The stone-based vault is spread over 12 Marlas. The height of the building is approximately 62 feet and its walls are designed and painted proficiently.
The entry door of the vault is made up of wood and iron while the inner door is only wooden. The windows of the building are made up of stone and bricks and skillfully designed. The back side door of the tomb glows with the heart touching pray of Nade-e-Ali.
Beside the tomb, there are two houses, from which one is allocated for the pilgrims while the second is used as dwelling for the caretaker.
The present caretaker of the tomb is Manzoor Hussain Sethi Burhani.
Today 4th Feb 2012 a historical day for Chiniot when Mr, Qaiser Ahmed Shiekh (Ex- MNA) Announced the FAST University Campus Chiniot which will be the 5th Campus of FAST University.
Qaiser Ahmed Shiekh Congratulate Chiniot People saying that, now Computer students from Chiniot could get high education in their own City Chiniot due to the new Campus of the FAST university.
Head of FAST university Mr. Sajjad Wasim was also there at the new campus ceremony. FAST (foundation for advancement of science and technology) is high level education institute in Pakistan.
Google ban Adsense in Pakistani 90% website due to content farms are copyrights.Many to the
Panda updates are 100% relevant to this Adsense Ban in Pakistan.
Many of Bloggers were doing 100% real contents but all those also got banned by Google.
Google adsense ban in Pakistan will also bring many IT Companies secrets open and there are a chance of UN-employments as well.
We came across lot of students and freelancers are complaining about Earn money online scams. Now a days there are few company are running this business for students and free lancers to earn money while sitting at home .
Unfortunately none of them are paying money in real , all the companies are getting 100$ in advance to get your self registered which is very hard for a student or some one who want to earn money.
We had a survey in Chiniot for about 500 students and free lancers, the results we found are as below
- Got registered with Earn online business 500 students
- Started working students or free lancers 300
- Registration fee Paid 100$ by 500 students
- After 3 months 200 students got exhaust and left
- After 3 months 150 students got negative balance in their account rather than getting profit
- After 3 months there were only few professionals who got 10 $ in plus for the work done by them
So the results showings above are the facts and anyone can easily understand that there is no fact in earning money online until some company train the students and free lancers first and then without registration feee they should start earning money online while sitting at home .
Less than a week after it was attacked, the US Central Intelligence Agency’s website was again attacked, and defaced this time by an Indian hacker who gained access to it.
The hacker, “lionaneesh,” claimed to gain access to the CIA site by exploiting an XSS vulnerability – and even taunted the US agency after the hack.
“CIA is not so intelligent,” the hacker said in their Twitter account, which listed lionaneesh’s name as Aneesh Dogra.
The hacker even sent a Twitter message to LulzSec, a hacker group that claimed responsibility for an earlier attack on the CIA site.
“Good Work, I wanna ask you something… By seeing your acts I see that we are quite similar in our acts, I really wanted to join (you),” the message to LulzSec said.
Earlier this week, the CIA website became sporadically inaccessible, with LulzSec claiming responsibility for the attack.
Chiniot Education, as there were no such focus in the Chiniot Education in earlier years but now as its become a district of Pujab Pakistan, so it very much important that we should play a good role in Chiniot education where we have a PACE Chiniot Education City with Computer and English language courses institute for all the Chiniot Students.
There are many Schools, Colleges and Academies, teaching for students of Chiniot.
Chiniot Became a District now and it still need a lot attention from the Govt of Punjab, for Education , Health , and other development in all the sectors .
Best Wooden furniture made in pakistan is Chiniot Wooden Furniture, you can get all quality furniture in Chiniot as Chiniot