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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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As an environmental researcher, Usama Ghazali travelled across the country, south, through deserts, villages, and unvisited regions, to explore real spirit of Egypt's handicrafts. During his earlier visit to India, he found out that they keep track of their handicrafts in a beautiful atlas.
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The exhibition featured more than 49 handicraft projects from 17 countries.
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