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Arts and Crafts

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(Art Movements) decorative handicraft and design, esp that of the Arts and Crafts movement, in late nineteenth-century Britain, which sought to revive medieval craftsmanship
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Noun1.Arts and Crafts - the arts of decorative design and handicraftarts and crafts - the arts of decorative design and handicraft; "they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production"
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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is an arts and crafts specialty retailer providing materials, ideas and education for creative activities.
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