Vancouver craft shows have quality and unique accessory finds


This summer, we attended several craft shows, the Vancouver Folk Festival and the Circle Craft summer market. It is always a pleasure to find something that is wearable and has a unique quality that the artisan has incorporated into the piece.

At the Vancouver Folk Festival I found three unique items. The first, were some lovely necklaces that had tiny beads poured into a netting tube that gave them an African trade bead look. They were made by Valentina Zimina. We really loved the unique colours and designs. The second were several unique bag designs using fabric from Ghana designed by a Canadian/Ghanaian, Naa Sheka Riby-Williams who used a modern design and incorporated the colourful fabrics found in Ghana, West Africa. She also had some unique trade beads. We were impressed by her commitment to using African fabrics. “Warrior Queen” is an ongoing fashion trend.The third item we…

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