In Myanmar there's a tradition of making lacquerware bowls, cups, boxes, and more that dates back to the 11th Century. The framework is made up of thin bamboo strips, before it undergoes a process of applying a lacquer they derive from lacquer trees.
Men are responsible for the hard details, like shapes and patterns. Then it is passed to women who engrave the fine details. Some of the designs used date back to the 11th century and depict Buddha’s former existence.