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HAND/EYE is an independent, international publication which explores the nexus between design and development, culture and commerce, art and craft, and environment and ethics. HAND/EYE’s goal is to engender intelligent debate among artisans, exporters, designers, artists, wholesalers and importers, retailers, and consumers so that all may make smart, ethical, and inspired decisions about their activities.
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Fabulous Flags: The glittering tradition of voudou flags reminds us of the beauty of Haiti and its people

Posted on January 27, 2010 at 19:30 1 Comment

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BY: Colvin English









To many of us, “needlework” conjures up images of grandmothers, maiden aunts, and war widows working on antimacassars and altar cloths. In Haiti, however, needlework means vivid visions of saints and devils, curses and prayers, even African goddesses transformed into colorful images of the Holy Virgin. Needlework and vodou go… Continue

Circle of Thread

Posted on January 26, 2010 at 21:02 1 Comment



Spiral Wayuu weaving symbolizes the endless cycle of life







Fashionistas like Tory Burch and Ralph Lauren are just now discovering spiral-woven mochila bags and offering them in their boutiques. But the matriarchal Wayuu people of Colombia and Venezuela have been weaving them for generations – both for their bright, geometric beauty, and for the deep… Continue

Jewels of the Kalahari

Posted on January 12, 2010 at 16:45 2 Comments





The ancient Bushmen enter the international jewelry market







The Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert are almost as old as humanity itself. Geneticists tell us that they are perhaps the oldest group still walking the earth. Sadly, like many ancient peoples, they are among the poorest and most disenfranchised in their southern African… Continue

Able Embroiderers

Posted on January 10, 2010 at 22:00 0 Comments



Does a work of art reveal the soul of its creator?





If so, the needlework of Kagoshima City’s Nui Project, an embroidery workshop for the mentally disabled, uncloaks souls whose workings are little understood.



Nui Project’s dazzling textiles and shirts, stitched by artists living with Down’s Syndrome, autism, and other mental and physical… Continue

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At 9:16 on January 29, 2010, Nancy www.juzionline.com said…
We make funky jewellery and recycled accessories out of redundant materials, namely magazines, posters and bottle tops in Kenya. If you want some HAND/EYE beads get in touch!
At 11:06 on January 21, 2010, jacqueline said…
lets connect...pls add me
At 12:32 on January 20, 2010, jacqueline said…
Its funny as I did a project on my Masters degree on Kalahari ostrich bead jewellery with the outlook of pushing the design forward and the article you have showcases it in a fantastic way...will note this in my report..pics look great!
At 21:19 on January 12, 2010, camilla wellton said…
Thank YOu :D

Regarding this" When you hear the words “eco fashion” what image comes to mind? Cameron Diaz in an $11,975 dollar organic dress on the cover of Vogue?"
I want to make Eco couture the new Haute couture. Will you help me? :)
 
 
 

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