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Starting a Handicraft Business

Date : 2011-11-02 10:24:32

DescriptionINDUSTRY NOTES The handicraft industry is showing signs of growth due to increases in: The number of people who want to personalize their surroundings with original handmade items which are often functional as well as eye-catching and more affordable than other types of artwork such as paintings. The number and variety of handicraft courses which grant an appreciation for the skill, time and money needed to produce high quality craftwork. Tourists who are now purchasing unique cultural items for their own personal use, rather than small souvenirs for family and friends. (...)

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