A compendium, a celebration, and an exploration of the history, material and techniques of 73 of the world’s most popular crafts, as practiced today.
Covers Paper, Pen and Print (bookbinding, origami, calligraphy, lino printing); Textiles, Cloth and Leather (fur and leather, embroidery, knitting, dyeing); Pottery, Glass and Stone (porcelain, stained glass, stone carving); Wood, Willow and Nature (basket weaving, wood carving, lime plastering and thatching); Metal (gold, bronze, cast iron and steel).
A directory section lists international organisations and professional communities and guilds.
- Author: Coulthard, Sally
- Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
- Format: Hardback
- Illustrated: Colour illustrations
- Pages: 224
- Dimensions: 234x153mm