Photo Gallery: Handcrafts Become Big Business in Germany
Foto: Jay Agana
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Photo Gallery: Handcrafts Become Big Business in Germany

Backlash against Consumerism Handicraft Sites Turn Hobbies into Big Business

Internet companies like Etsy and Germany's DaWanda are helping to promote a renaissance in handicrafts in Europe and around the world. The firms provide platforms that enable individual artisans to sell their wares on the web in a growing market niche. And business is booming, as both companies expand internationally and venture capitalists make new investments.
Von Jess Smee