Origin of Handicraft Handicraft is a historical continuity of traditional processes and techniques that have been around for millennia. Depending on the artisan’s inspiration, each new piece and creation can reimagine, reassign or recreate historical legacies of art. Handicraft can be seen as a concept of popular art worldwide and representative of a country’s local culture. Handicraft encompasses a wide...
Wood Marquetry from the Forest People are enchanting when they love what they do! This happy man (pictured) is a master of the amazing ancient art of wood marquetry. Usually creative people that love what they do, make magical pieces that are capable of transferring some of this love to their art, and consequently also to the one who buys it. Everyone...
Sustainable, high quality and unique products are IN! Most educated, sensible and forward thinking adults know that one of the biggest ways our “vote” counts is in how we spend our hard-earned money. Society is increasingly focused on how influential consumers actually are. Their/your/our beliefs and actions influence entire industries. So if you have the privilege, why wouldn't you...
Ceramica capivara
Why is Serra da Capivara famous for their ceramics? First of all, Serra da Capivara is in the Brazilian state of Piauí. This state is located in the economically poorer, Northeastern region of the country. However, Serra da Capivara is one of the nation’s most renowned archaeological sites where a wealth of ancient rock formations, paintings and artefacts have been...
Female Resistance in the Brazilian Art World Brazil had the pleasure of receiving an exposition from Guerrilla Girls at MASP, a museum in São Paulo. The art was free for the public to see on a specific day, at the beginning of 2018. This act of resistance, occupation of space and education is inspiring. This initiative helped address social inequality issues...
Gold vibes from grass? YES! Nature is magical and we must value our precious environment to better preserve and care for our only world. Golden grass, or as it's know in Portuguese Capim Dourado, is a natural grass that only grows in Tocantins, in the North region of Brazil. Its scientific name is Syngonanthus Nitens. Golden grass is abundant in a remote...

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