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A Moss-Green Silk Watch Case, Gilded Walnuts, Bird’s-Nest Ornaments, and More: Christmas Crafts in Victorian America

Whether it’s a glittering snow globe, a festive popsicle-stick frame, a dazzling sequined bauble for the tree, or a chunky hand-knitted sweater, handmade gifts and ornaments add a warm glow to the holidays. But handcrafted treasures were trendy long before … Continue reading

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