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Handmade vs. Handicraft

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Handmadeadjective

Manufactured by hand.

‘handmade shoes’;

Handicraftnoun

A trade requiring skill of hand; manual occupation; handcraft.

Handmadeadjective

Manufactured by hand; as, handmade shoes. Contrasted with machine-made.

Handicraftnoun

An artifact produced by handicraft.

Handmadeadjective

made by hand or a hand process;

‘delicate handmade baby dresses’;

Handicraftnoun

(rare) A man who earns his living by handicraft; a handicraftsman.

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Handmadeadjective

made by hand, not by machine, and typically therefore of superior quality

‘his expensive handmade leather shoes’;

Handicraftnoun

A trade requiring skill of hand; manual occupation; handcraft.

Handicraftnoun

A man who earns his living by handicraft; a handicraftsman.

Handicraftnoun

a work produced by hand labor

Handicraftnoun

a craft that requires skillful hands

Handicraftnoun

activity involving the making of decorative domestic or other objects by hand

‘the traditional handicrafts of this region’;

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Handicraftnoun

decorative domestic objects made by hand.

Handicraft

A handicraft, sometimes more precisely expressed as artisanal handicraft or handmade, is any of a wide variety of types of work where useful and decorative objects are made completely by one’s hand or by using only simple, non-automated related tools like scissors, carving implements, or hooks. It is a traditional main sector of craft making and applies to a wide range of creative and design activities that are related to making things with one's hands and skill, including work with textiles, moldable and rigid materials, paper, plant fibers,clay etc.

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