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What is Art And Crafts ?

February 9, 2012 | by Mounish | category Information
Arts and Crafts includes all those activities and/or hobbies which comprises of making things with hands and skill of the person. Art and Crafts can be subdivided into handicrafts and the rest. Some of the crafts are being practiced since centuries and others are practiced after modern inventions.
Art and Craft requires skill, patience, speed, and keen interest, but they can also be learnt on a more basic level by virtually anyone. Products prepared under category Art and Crafts could be of anything: either made by hand or simple tools or either by some complex tools but would be having an artistic touch to the product.More details on art and crafts coming soon.
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What is Handicraft ?

February 9, 2012 | by Mounish | category Information
Handicraft is a type of work where useful and decorative things are made completely by hand or by using only some simple tools. It is usually termed as traditional means of making goods. The handicraft products often have cultural and/or religious significance. Items made by mass production or machines are not handicraft goods.
Handicraft is also sometimes expressed as artisanic handicraft and sometimes also called artisanry. And it is a traditional main sector of craft. Handicraft is the art of creating products using raw and indigenous materials. It develops the skills and creative interests of person towards a particular craft or trade.Handicraft is distinguished from the Art and Crafts category is some manner, such as handicraft items are intended to be used, worn, etc., having a purpose beyond simple decoration. Handicraft goods are generally considered more traditional work. Where as Art and Crafts implies more of a hobby pursuit and a demonstration/perfection of a creative technique.

Handicrafts includes :

Assemblage, Beadwork, Bone carving, Cabinet making, Chip carving, Collage, Crochet, Embossed, Embroidery,
Gardening, Buffalo horn carving, Rhino horn carving, Knitting, Lathart, Marquetry, Metalwork, Mosaic, Needlework, Pottery and Ceramics, Pressed flower craft, Puppetry, Quilting – also reference Quilt and Art quilts, Saddlemaking, Scale model, Sewing, Shoemaking, Spinning, Stained glass, Wood burning, Wood carving, Woodturning, Woodworking.