International Folk Art Market Holiday Boutique Offers High-Quality Artisan Made Goods by More than 30 Top International Folk Artists

The International Folk Art Market invites shoppers to its Holiday Boutique at its new world headquarters located at 620 Cerrillos in Santa Fe, across from the Shake Foundation. The Holiday Boutique will be held on two weekends in December and host two special artist receptions.

Holiday shoppers and collectors will have the opportunity to buy high-quality folk art treasures made by more than 30 master artists. Among the offerings will be wool and silk scarves from Kyrgyzstan, Kantha embroidered pieces from India, beaded jewelry from Kenya and Ecuador, and peace baskets from Rwanda. There will be painted egg ornaments from Ukraine and silver and gold jewelry from Spain and Kazakhstan, to name just a few. Children’s gifts and home goods will be available, too. There will be something for everyone, with prices ranging from less than $20 to more than $2,000.

Guest Artists

Rupa Trivedi, India, Textile Artist, Adiv Pure Natural Products
Mumbai-based Adiv Pure Nature Products was founded by Rupa Trivedi in 2008. The company’s mission is to promote the use of natural dyes—derived from plants and medicinal herbs—to create a sustainable and green fashion supply chain. The artists of Adiv Pure Nature Products are known for the library of 90 different natural dye colors. Adiv’s special initiative known at the Temple Project, collects marigold, coconut husks, hibiscus, and rose offerings from local Mumbai Hindu temples, all of which are used in various dye processes. Advi’s dyers are self-taught and often come from challenging circumstances in Mumbai. Their resourcefulness is integral to the company’s work.

 

 

Andrea Usai, Sardinia, Jeweler, KOKKU
Andrea combines traditional skill with contemporary design and techniques exclusive to Sardinian artisans to produce beautiful, vibrant and desirable jewelry of the highest standards. In 2010, Andrea launched KOKKU a jewelry brand centered on preserving Sardinian culture and the art of filigree. This is an opportunity to meet Andrea, buy exquisite jewelry, and learn more about how his artwork impacts lives in his home community.

 

International Folk Art Market Holiday Boutique
620 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Dates and Hours
Artist Reception: Rupa Trivedi, India, Textile Artist, Adiv Pure Natural
Friday, December 8
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Admission

Holiday Boutique
Saturday, December 9
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free Admission
Artist Reception: Andrea Usai, Sardinia, Jeweler, KOKKU
Friday, December 15
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Admission

Holiday Boutique
Saturday, December 16
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free Admission