How are Celtic Torcs Made?

How are Celtic Torcs Made?

Here’s a terrific blog post from UK jeweler and blogger Poppy Porter, who makes music inspired pieces. In this passionate post she shares photos and what she’s learned about how torcs were made and worn. When I go to a museum, I always want more...

Holiday Show at Cornelia Arts Building

Friday Dec 4, 6-9 PM Sat. Dec. 5, 11 am – 5 pm Sun Dec. 6, 11 am – 5 pm Featuring over 40 chicago area artists and artisans Everything is hand-made! Jewelry, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking, Fiber Arts, Ceramis, Holiday Items, Glass, and...

Shop Handmade Chicago

The first weekend in December Chicago has multiple shopping opportunities for anyone who’s taken the Handmade Pledge. First up, the Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Sale is December 5th and 6th from 11am – 7pm at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse. Entry for shoppers is...

What to do in Chicago while here for MCWC

I asked locals, both Chicagoans and suburbanites to make recommendations and everyone says go to Millennium Park, see the Bean. The Bean is supposedly actually called Cloudscape, but nobody calls it that. (Speaking of suburbanites — used to be called 708ers, for...