Tiana Coates, owner of Winding Wick Candles in Garland, Texas, created her own business course that saw dozens of signups within days of launching.
Each piece of Bidri art is handmade in an eight-step process. Artisans use a special soil that can only be found in a 15th-century fort in Bidar, India. Only a handful of Bidri workshops remain there today. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories.
To make Bidri crafts, artisans in India use special soil only found at one 15th-century fort. The future of the 600-year-old tradition is murky.
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Etsy is an online marketplace where independent crafters, artists, and collectors can sell vintage, handmade, or custom-made jewellery, clothing, home décor, art, toys, and more. Etsy offers a wide variety of shipping options and accepts various payment methods, including credit and debit cards, Etsy gift cards, Apple or Google Pay. […]
Chocalhos Pardalinho is the only workshop in Portugal that still crafts cowbells using traditional techniques. Co-owners Guilherme Maia and Francisco Cardoso are fighting to keep the craft from disappearing altogether. The bells are a mixture of iron and brass that are hand-shaped and fired in a furnace at 1,300 degrees […]
Hilliard, Ohio, resident Michael Dutko helped solve his neighbours’ squirrel problem by creating a gathering place for the furry animals. Dutko crafted what he’s calling “The Nutty Bar,” a wooden structure that looks like a real-life bar – but instead of beer, it dispenses nuts like cashews and almonds. A […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Red wooden horses called dala horses have been traditional handicrafts in Nusnäs, Sweden, for centuries. The horses are painted a specific shade of red called Falu red that comes from the mines in the Dalarna region. One family-run dala horse manufacturer is committed to making these crafts almost entirely […]
You may be feeling overwhelmed by the amount of trash you are producing, especially if you are spending more time at home. There are plenty of ways to give cardboard boxes, food scraps, plastic bottles, and old magazines a second life. Glass jars can be used for storage or homemade […]
Some craft projects that conjure positive memories of a simpler time can make for hours of entertainment. Spending time on a creative activity each day can yield some benefits for psychological wellbeing, according to a study from the Journal of Positive Psychology. Insider has rounded up some of the best […]
Little Felted Friends – a company that was founded in 2018 by Alyson Gurney – sells miniature felt recreations of people’s pets. Gurney creates every miniature by hand using a technique called needle felting. Little Felted Friends has 17,000 Instagram followers and a 3-month waitlist for orders. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Rosa Ferrigno, a 75-year-old Italian immigrant, knitted a skirt, top, and purse out of Wegmans shopping bags. It took her two months to complete, but she said she did it “for fun.” Wegmans issued a statement, saying they have never seen anything like it. A New York woman took recycling […]
VIDEO: A woman in the Ukraine is making thick blankets using her arms instead of knitting needles.
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Aliaksei Zholner built a tiny working rotary...