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Artisan Silversmiths at Work: Balinese Garnet Locket

Posted on Nov 28, 2014

In Bali, Indonesia, home and work are not so separate. Though locals can be seen hard at work tinkering with silver and gemstones, the workspace is also where Buana lives with his parents, his wife, and two kids. Along with a view of the family temple, chickens and birds flutter in and out of...

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History and Heritage Abound in Traditional Irish Knits

Posted on Nov 21, 2014

For centuries the beautiful and unique artwork of intertwined knots has featured in Irish culture.  By the late 1800s, these intricate patterns were being knit into sweaters across Ireland’s numerous fishing villages. These patterns, steeped in heritage, feature prominently in our Irish knit...

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Handcrafted Elephant Gifts from Around the World

Posted on Nov 14, 2014

Elephants have captured imaginations the world over, revered in religious traditions and mythologies, symbolizing strength and wisdom. In Hindu iconography, the elephant represents divine knowledge and royal power, and elephants support and guard the earth at the compass points of the cardinal...

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