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Destination Craft With Jim West

Description

Host Jim West travels with a group of crafters to celebrate the traditions, arts, culture, scenery and food of destinations around the world. The series highlights the art and soul of master artisans as they draw inspiration from the countries in which they live. Segments include monks in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal who make colored sand mandala designs; a rangoli design workshop in India; Irish soap-making in Dublin; making jewelry from Connemara marble; wood carving in Bali; and blowing colorful glass Christmas ornaments in Rattenberg, Austria.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Poland

    Making traditional Polish folk dolls, stained glass and pottery; Polish pierogi; Wieliczka salt mine; a small painted village; the largest piece of lace in the world. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    See our full program schedule.
  • Tuscany

    Italian frescoes; Florentine paper marbling; leather journaling; homemade Italian pasta; mosaic art; fashion embroidery artist; Aurifil thread factory; gelato. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    See our full program schedule.

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