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Handmade Unique Accessories, Unique Handmade Works Of Art,
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One Of A Kind Gifts By Talented Artisans From Around The World

Incredibly Handmade is a extraordinary collection of unique handmade accessories from around the world. These one-of-a-kind unique accessories are handmade by the Mien, Karen and Hmong hill tribe people scattered throughout mountainous regions of Asia.

Local artisans select the finest raw materials indigenous to the region to produce these magnificent, one-of-a-kind pieces. Hill tribe handcrafted sterling silver and natural healing stones are beaded handcrafted into beautiful artisan necklaces, artisan earrings, artisan bracelets and artisan pendants inspired by traditional craftsmanship and contemporary designs; while tropical grasses, vines, and raw silk are meticulously hand-spun, hand-woven, and hand-embroidered into Incredibly Handmade unique accessories including handmade bags, purseshandmade scarves and silk shawls and wraps.

Each hand-selected, Incredibly Handmade product tells a story of local people and their colorful histories, cultures and time-honored traditions. From classic and elegant to bohemian chic, we have something unique and Incredibly Handmade just for you.



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Last Sunday Incredibly Handmade celebrated its official Grand Opening in San Clemente, CA. Over 50 guests gathered for this exotic, fun-filled evening; feasting on Janice's delectable homemade Paella and her delicious and potent Sangria! With magnificent ocean views from every direction, guests watched the sun set over the Pacific while enjoying the casual fashion show on the terrace. Janice's friends modeled the merchandise and after guests couldn't wait to view the showroom stocked with gorgeous handmade unique accessories from around the world! From the moment we opened the showroom it was like a feeding frenzy of men and women (yes, men too!) energized by all the variety of unique handmade treasures from around the world; a completely new shopping experience and a refreshing alternative to department store shopping! A very, very successful Grand Opening indeed!   




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Tomorrow Incredibly Handmade heads off to Colorado to meet with boutiques who are interested in carrying Incredibly Handmade unique accessories. Our handwoven silk scarves and silk shawls will fit in perfectly in many of the boutiques. The hand-embroidered cashmere Pashmina women's shawls will be perfect in the snowy ski resort areas of Aspen, Vail and Telluride. We've also gotten many requests for our hand-embroidered, handmade bags, purses and handbags - they are very high-end bohemian-chic. Our handcrafted artisan jewelry should be a hit, too. Many of the artisan necklaces, artisan earrings, artisan bracelets and beautiful artisan pendants are one-of-a-kind and they're all handmade! The coolest thing about Incredibly Handmade, on top of being 100% incredibly handmade:), is that all of the accessories are unique, handmade and extraordinary! 




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It's hard to believe that in just less than 2 weeks I will be returning home to Thailand! I'll be keeping my eye out for new and unique handcrafted jewelry to add to our collection. It will soon be time to check on the unique handmade, hand-embroidered silk bedding we are having made in Laos. By that time the weavers will probably have new handmade silk scarves, silk shawls and wraps. They are very innovative and every year they have something new and different. It's an amazing handicraft, and when you consider how long it takes to make one scarf or shawl, you appreciate the craftsmanship even more.




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Handmade accessories are not only better quality, they are unique handmade works of art that support indigenous communities around the world and help to preserve their local cultures and traditional handicrafts. Handmade accessories are also more sustainable than machine-made products, making them better for the environment and all around better for us. From a fashion standpoint, handmade accessories are unique and one-of-a-kind; so you'll be sure to stand out in a crowd with your chic "one of" accessory! We've got a few more reasons to buy unique handmade accessories. Check them out here:

Handmade Accessories & Products - 10 Reasons to Buy Handmade




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The traditional art of weaving in Thailand has rich, cultural significance. Traditional clothing, celebratory costumes, textiles for the home and textiles for the temple were all hand-woven by the women of the house. Girls were taught these skills from a very young age by their mothers and grandmothers. In fact, male suitors measured women's desirability for marriage based on their level of skill and talent as weavers. Silk shawls and wraps, as well as silk scarves for women and silk scarves for men are the most popular Thai textiles and are exported all over the world as beautiful, handmade accessories. However, handmade scarves and shawls are just one kind of textile traditionally woven in Thailand. Learn more about how hand-woven textiles play an important role in all aspects of Thai life and history.

Handmade Silk Scarves, Shawls & Wraps - The Art of Traditional Textile Weaving in Thailand




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It wasn't until the mid-nineteenth century that the first handbag was introduced. Before then, women had only embroidered mesh drawstring bags to carry their belongings. These drawstring mesh bags were small pouches, and held little more than keys and pocket change. The mesh embroidery also offered women no privacy to conceal personal items. Today, a woman's handbag is a portable home away from home, containing everything from make-up and other toiletries to planners, wallets, cell phones and PDAs. Today, not only do we have classic handbags, but literally dozens of bags in all styles, shapes and functional designs. So before your next shopping trip, give yourself a head start in the decision making process and have a look at this list of today's top choices:

Handmade Bags, Purses & Designer Bags For Every Occasion




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Beaded handcrafted sterling silver artisan jewelry may be a new trend in fashion today, but cultures all over the world have been hand-crafting jewelry for centuries. Shamans, High Priests and Priestesses, Tribal Chiefs, Pharaohs and Medicine Men used crystals, stones and minerals for ritual, protection, healing and magic. They recognized the powerful healing and metaphysical properties of these earthly treasures. With the dawn of the new age, crystals and other stones have enjoyed a revival and people all over the world are rediscovering that love is in the earth!

Beaded Handcrafted Sterling Silver Artisan Jewelry - Age Old Symbols of Power, Prayer & Prestige!




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Handmade bags, purses and handbags have come a long way from the original handmade bag. These were simple, practical leather pouches handcrafted by hunters and gatherers solely to gather provisions like nuts, seeds, berries, flint and a simple tool or two. Since their humble beginnings, handmade bags and purses have traveled a long, colorful journey through history, culture, technology and fashion. This colorful history of handmade bags, purses and handbags will give you a sincere appreciation for the variety of designs and functions of bags available today!

Handmade Bags to Designer Purses  - A Colorful History




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Designer or handmade, scarves, shawls and wraps are the hottest trend to hit Hollywood this season. A-list celebrities are all wrapped up in cotton, cashmere and silk shawls, wraps and stylish scarves. From trendy boutiques to surplus department stores, accessory racks are stocked with pashmina women's shawls, silk shawls and wraps, evening shawls and cashmere and silk scarves for women. Even men's boutiques and department stores are stocking trendy cashmere and silk scarves for men. Whether you're into designer brands or unique handmade scarves, this fun, versatile accessory is one trend that's here to stay!

Hot Celebrity Accessories - Handmade or Designer - Scarves, Shawls & Wraps You Must Have!




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Handmade scarves, silk shawls and wraps, old fabric and worn out t-shirts are all potential works of art! All you need is some natural dye, a little imagination and your natural creativity. It's a great project for kids, too, because the natural dyes are non-toxic, chemical-free. You can even make the dyes yourself using plants, fruit, vegetables, roots and bark from your very own garden! For a completely handmade project, knit your handmade scarves, prepare your own natural dyes and voila! The possibilities are endless. We're sure you've got plenty of ideas of your own, but here are 10 good ones to get you started:

Handmade Scarves, Silk Shawls and Wraps, Tapestries, Fabric Arts & Crafts - 10 Creative Ways to Apply Natural Dyes




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Now that you've gotten your "hands" wet with the practice of using natural dyes, let us lead you on a step-by-step journey to making your own natural red dye. First thing you want to do is gather all your old fabric, shawls and wraps - silk shawls and wraps are especially color absorbent - and any other scarves, handmade or not, that you'd like to revitalize with some passionate garnet-red energy! Follow us here:

Silk Shawls & Wraps
, Handmade Scarves & Accessories - Part One of a Six Part Guide to Natural Dyes




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Silk is a delicate fabric, so what do you do if, heaven forbid, you spill something on your favorite silk scarf? Silk scarves and silk shawls and wraps are gorgeous hand-woven works of art; certainly some of the most versatile handmade accessories and absolutely worth saving. So next time you find yourself in a catastrophe like this, don't panic. It is not as bad as you think. In fact, if you follow these instructions, you've got a pretty good chance of removing that stubborn stain.

Silk Scarves & Silk Shawls and Wraps - Remove Stubborn Stains Fast




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Beaded handcrafted sterling silver artisan jewelry has become very popular in recent years. Crystals and gemstones are incorporated to create beautiful, colorful designs. But these beaded handcrafted artisan necklaces and beaded artisan earrings are more than just ornamental. Crystals and gemstones have been used for centuries for their physical, emotional and spiritual healing properties. In fact, particular crystals and gemstones correspond to the seven chakras, or energy vortexes, believed to make up the body's energetic blueprint. Read more about crystals, chakras and the powerful relationship they share:

Beaded Handcrafted Artisan Jewelry - Shopping for the Chakras!

Beaded Handcrafted Sterling Silver Artisan Jewelry - Shopping Therapy for the Mind, Body & Spirit!




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Handmade bags, purses and handbags are not only one-of-a-kind works of art, they are super conversation pieces! Many of these boho-chic handmade bags, purses and handbags are decorated with antique embroidered fabric from traditional ethnic costumes and ceremonial dress. They carry within them the history, culture, customs and personal stories of people and their land. From antique Japanese kimono to Hmong traditional costumes, these handmade bags, purses and handbags are one-of-kind and extraordinary.

Handmade Bags, Purses, Embroidered Antique Fabric & Bohemian-Chic Style




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As far as unique handmade scarves go, white silk scarves, or "khatas", are very high on the list. In the Tibetan tradition, these unique handmade scarves symbolize an auspicious offering of warm wishes during the welcoming and commencement of new relationships. If you are lucky enough to be in the presence of H.H. The Dalai Lama, bring a few white silk scarves and have them blessed by H.H. Offer these blessed, unique scarves to family and friends as meaningful gifts. Learn more about the meaning of this powerful Tibetan tradition:

Silk Scarves in the Tibetan Tradition -  An Auspicious Offering of Good Intentions



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Handmade scarves, especially silk scarves for women and silk scarves for men, make truly wonderful holiday gifts. The holidays are a time for wrapping the ones you love in warmth, luxury and comfort. Not only is silk warm, luxurious and all-around beautiful, it is also the strongest natural fiber used in textiles. Buying handmade scarves as holiday gifts is a great way to spread love all around; to the ones you love and also to the talented artisans around the world who weave these silk shawls and wraps and unique scarves by hand. If you're still not convinced, we've got eight irresistible reasons why you should buy silk scarves for women you adore, and silk scarves for men you love this holiday season!

Handmade Silk Scarves for Women & Silk Scarves for Men - 8 Reasons to Buy Handmade Scarves and Shawls as Holiday Gifts!




 


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Handmade unique accessories, unique handcrafted gifts and works of art from around the world. Many of these unique handmade accessories are handcrafted by the Mien, Karen and Hmong hill tribe people scattered throughout mountainous regions of Asia. These handmade unique accessories, unique handmade works of art and traditional ethnic crafts make wonderful gifts and they also support the preservation of local and traditional handmade arts and crafts around the world.