Natural Craft (Part 2 of 2): The Shells Of The Sea – The Process

| January 30, 2013

How do they do it? Collecting seashells have been one of the longest past times in human history. Seashells that are left by the tides are mostly empty; either they are already dead or eaten by other predators. However, ever since the burgeoning of beach resort tourism and the yearly Spring/Summer fashion, the demand for [...]

Natural Craft (Part 1 of 2): The Shells Of The Sea – History

| January 30, 2013

Brief Introduction Welcome to the shore of AsianSecret.my Seashells. Our native beachcombers sieved through Southeast Asian coasts to search for only the best and exquisite seashells. Warm, white sandy beaches and floral dresses are incomplete without beautiful accessories to complement the joyous theme. Au naturel, simple, and elegant, let our collection entice you with different [...]

Myth And Legend: Ancient Myths on Phoenix

| January 29, 2013

Phoenix is a unique bird that lived for five or six centuries in the Arabian Desert and surrounded by many legends and stories. Phoenix was often being called as sacred firebird in many cultures. According to a legend, this bird was believed as long-live bird as it always cyclically regenerated or reborn in time. Also [...]

Traditional Games: Congkak Traditional Board Game

| January 16, 2013

Ancient game Congkak is not only played among Malaysians, but this exciting game was very well known in the countries such as Brunei, Singapore, Thailand and some parts of Sumatera and Borneo. It was often played as an indoor activity or as a contest between two persons. Before the wooden Congkak was invented, the village’s [...]

Myth And Legend: Symbols of the Butterfly

| January 10, 2013

Butterfly is a type of flying insect that is so beautiful and always flies in the air freely and randomly while following the flows of the smooth breeze. This good flier started humble from an egg and transforms to be a larva and continues growing by turning to a pupa and lastly it changes to [...]

Myth And Legend: Owl Superstitions

| January 9, 2013

Owl is actually a species of bird that has been in a heart of myths and superstitions for thousands of years. It has special haunting sound that will calls at night time which sounded like “who” word and its unmoving rounded eyes will surely amaze anyone who looks at it. Even though owl sometimes be [...]

Herbal Knowledge: Chrysanthemum Health Benefits

| January 4, 2013

Since thousands of years, chrysanthemum has been holding the pride as a medicinal tool for diverse of diseases that we human usually suffering of. This great herb was firstly found in the country of China and now it is widely being used in East Asia countries. There are many qualities that Chrysanthemum has which amazed [...]

Herbal Knowledge: Lemongrass Health Benefits

| January 3, 2013

Lemongrass has been used for hundreds of years for many purposes especially for medicinal purposes. This amazing herb not only having many curing properties, but it also has many preventing properties from bad disease. Lemongrass was actually originated from India but it also commonly found in the countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, and Philippines. This herbal [...]