Art ,  Crafts

All About Thai Silk

Head to Thailand and you’re bound to find a wealth of silk scarves and garments for sale. Silk goods are some of the country’s most popular souvenirs. Read all about this beautiful material! The Legend of Silk Empress Si...
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Art ,  Iconography

What Is the Hamsa Symbol?

You may have spotted it in jewelry or in décor: a symmetrical hand which faces forward and is sometimes set with an eye. Known as the hamsa, this symbol has been around for hundreds of years. But what does...
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History ,  Iconography

What Is An Inukshuk?

If you travel around northern Canada, Alaska, or even Greenland, you may spot large rock formations towering over the landscape. But what are these massive rock piles and what do they represent? The Origin of Inuksuit An inukshuk (pl. inuksuit)...
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