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handicraft:

see arts and craftsarts and crafts,
term for that general field of applied design in which hand fabrication is dominant. The term was coined in England in the late 19th cent. as a label for the then-current movement directed toward the revivifying of the decorative arts.
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handicraft

1. a particular skill or art performed with the hands, such as weaving, pottery, etc.
2. the work produced by such a skill or art
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The exhibition will also witness new forms of handicrafts using glass, silver and copper.
Propagation and use of these materials for handicraft production can be an added source of income for rural and forest dwellers
This handicraft uses various types of colored wood to make the veneer, such as rosewood, Eucalyptus, walnut, almond and lemon wood.
In her remarks, the minister said that the budget will help implement the ministry's strategy for 2020 aiming to modernise the sector, diversify tourism offers and markets and promote handicraft.
The fair showcased a variety of handloom and handicraft items from across the country, including India's northeast region - known for its rich and allied handloom and handicrafts.
According to the same source, this development is mainly due to the launch of several awareness campaigns in various regions of the Republic to encourage young graduates to engage in the handicraft sector.
Pakistan can generate handsome amount of foreign exchange by promoting handicraft sector which is mainly concentrated in the province of Sindh however other provinces cannot be ignored, it said.
Currently, the handicraft manufacturing industry of China is facing challenges due to expensive labour, whereas demand of the traditional handmade products is on the rise, said a news release issued here.
The handicrafts of Pakistan have fascinated the world by its creativity, aesthetics and exquisite craftsmanship, previously, nearly 65 percent of women earned their livelihood from handicraft work, but the rising cost of inputs, difficult access to credit and poor marketing network, have brought the industry to its present dismal state; she added.
Through fairs and exhibitions, handicraft can play pivotal role in economic turnaround of the country.
com)-- Indecrafts launches new range of handicraft and home decoration items through its newly launched online portal.
On the sidelines of the visit, PACI Chairperson toured the handicraft village as she was briefed on the handicrafts, copper and textile industry.