In order to focus attention on the rich heritage of handicraft in our country, Pakistan Post Office had issued on 23rd August 1979 a special series consisting of four stamps depicting specimens of
(i) Guj embroidered shirt (Guj is a Sindhi term for woman’s wed-ding shirt),
(ii) Enamel inlaid brass plate, (iii) Baskets, and (iv) Chain-stitch embroidered rug in the denominations of 40 Paisa, Re. 1/-, Rs. 1.50 and Rs. 2/- respectively. The second set of stamps in the handicraft series consisting of two stamps each of Re. 1/-denomination depicting specimens of (i) HalIa Pottery, and (ii) Camel Skin lamp will be released on the 20th February, 1982.