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Pakistani artisans chisel off pieces of mountain rock to form fancy... News PhotoBrick,Chisel,Economy,Finance,Horizontal,Karachi,Mountain,PakistanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPPakistani artisans chisel off pieces of mountain rock to form fancy bricks in Karachi on December 7, 2012. The community of artisans, who have been carving out fancy bricks for centuries, say their dying trade is facing existential threat due to the fragile economy in the South Asian nation, where high-end construction material can cost ten times more than regular cement bricks. AFP PHOTO/Asif HASSAN (Photo credit should read ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)