Handicrafts of Slovenia: Encounters with Contemporary Slovene Craftsmen
This comprehensive book presents the work of over 200 Slovenian craftspersons producing traditional craft and folk art as well as contemporary designs, from carved wood and woven straw to lace-etched eggs, glassware and sculpted stone. The book, by ethnologist Janez Bogataj, memorializes the "Treasures of Slovenia" exhibition which was presented around the world. Included is a guide to artisans by region with contact information for those who wish to visit these artists in person. With 315 pages and 532 color photos, it costs $100 (ISBN - 961-209-137-4). A special collector's edition is $125 (961-209-078-5).
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