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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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Damascus, SANA- The Damascene wooden mosaic is one of the oldest, most distinguished traditional handicrafts in Damascus, giving its houses a unique beauty and earning considerable popularity among Syrians and tourists alike.
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A vibrant handicraft sector will not only improve the standard of living of millions of people but also reduce the pace of migration from rural areas to the cities, he said.
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.
Fehmida said the handicrafts sector is the only sector having direct linkage with the skills of women.
There is a major increase in export of handicraft to the United States.
All handicraft products are tested on various levels and with the sheer aim to construct a demonstrative effort.
ONAT Director General expressed her delight over the Omani delegation visit and her admiration on the development of the Omani experience in the field of handicraft industry.
For purposes of this paper, essential handicraft refers to handcraft produced for personal use and not for sale.
The resultant rise in the number of tourists has led to an increase in the sales of handicraft items in Japan.
JAKARTA, Apr 10, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The Jakarta International Handicraft Trade Fair (INACRAFT 2015) is the key event that helps to strengthen Indonesia's creative industry in relation to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Director General of National Export Development of the Trade Ministry Nus Nuzulia Ishak stated.