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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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Along with a number of women in Al-Tuhaita district in Hodeida governorate, Elham began making handicrafts such as men's hats, fans and woven bags.
The center for vocational training in handicraft, dedicated by the sovereign, will offer to young people vocational training adapted to the sector's socio-economic reality, through training by tutoring and continuous training sessions for craftsmen.
Arranged by the provincial Rural Rehabilitation and Development Department, the exhibition is aimed at introducing handicrafts made by the people of Ghazni and their old traditions to visitors, the department director Ghulam Sanaee Mayel told Pajhwok Afghan news.
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The exhibitions were organized by the Union of Handicrafts and Small Industries Associations and the offices of the Ministries of Labor and Social Affairs, Culture, Tourism and Youth and Sports in the city.
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With the finest of Indian handicraft products on display, the event proved a riot of colours, designs and innovations which undoubtedly give a boost to the Kashmiri handicraft business.
QUETTA -- The two-day grand exhibition of cultural handicrafts was held here at the Officers' Club.
Fatima Hassan, a maker of handicrafts from Lahj governorate, did not expect that a small loan from the Aden Foundation for Micro-finance would change her life for the better.
Over 100 artisans displayed their handicrafts in the exhibition which was organized at Sanat Zaar building in collaboration with 'Sahara' a women development organization.
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