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15 contemporary folk art gifts inspired by world cultures


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For centuries, artisans around the world have created folk art. Characterized by a cultural or community orientation, this artistic genre encompasses all kinds of styles, mediums and techniques. To celebrate this enduring art form, we have created a collection of our folk art inspired gifts contemporary artists from around the world.

Showcasing country-inspired gifts from Uzbekistan to the United States, these goodies will take you on a whimsical world tour. Foxy nesting dolls, colorful woven vases, and a ‘quilted’ phone case are just a few of the handpicked treasures you’ll find in this fun, folkloric list.

Turn any occasion into a cultural celebration with these folk art gifts.

Honor craftsmanship from around the world with these contemporary folk art creations.

Russian nesting dolls Foxy

American Folk Heart Card

Mediterranean Tile Necklace

Chinese kites giclee print

African Woven Vases

Mexican Papel picado

Americana Quilt Phone Case

Modern Japanese Kokeshi

Uzbek-inspired tea towel

Peruvian Lama Doll

Dutch inspired embroidery kit

Mexican mugs set

Linocut Spanish Tile Card

Inca Motif Print

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