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Crafts Guild

Woodworking, cabinet making, furniture making, metal working, stained glass, pottery, ceramics, glass making, textiles and jewelry combine the need to make a living with the need to create things of beauty. The Craft oriented small business satisfies The Rockhouse Mountain Institute‚Äôs objective of supporting  quality-oriented small business.

Crafts have the ability to bestow the hand-made aura of quality and humanness to an otherwise mundane, uninteresting, standard, machine-made, machine-like world.

The Rockhouse Mountain Crafts guild is committed to making crafts, preserving the knowledge of making crafts, teaching crafts, and to helping craftsmen succeed in marketing and selling their products.

The Real Meaning of Arts and Crafts

by Stacie Leone

Arts and Crafts era aficionados may be willing to pay enormous prices for handcrafted furniture and other objects created around the turn of the century; and there is no doubt that the artists, crafts people and architects of the Arts and Crafts movement made a tremendous and permanent impact on the arts and architecture.  But, often overlooked, is the fact that their real motivation was a deep commitment to social change.

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