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New Mexico celebration of folk art draws artisans from around the world
Thousands of people crowded onto Santa Fe's Museum Hill to browse the booths of more than 150 artists from around the globe. Up for sale: everything from hand-woven baskets and intricately carved gourds to rugs made of recycled clothes and ceramics glazed using centuries-old techniques.
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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, decorative silver bowls and vases, created by a family of artists from Michoacan, Mexico, are displayed at the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The market draws close to 20,000 people and dozens of artists from around the globe over three days. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, Rafael Cilau Valadez, of Mexico, works on a Wixarika yarn painting during the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The market draws close to 20,000 people over three days and dozens of artists from around the globe. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, two indigenous artisans, who are part of the weaving network Crafts Kalimantan, organize their wares during the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The market draws close to 20,000 people and dozens of artists from around the globe. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, Akeem Ayanniyi, of Nigeria taps on one of his drums at the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The market draws close to 20,000 people and dozens of artists from around the globe over three days. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, dozens of intricately engraved gourds designed by Olegario Hernandez, of Mexico, are displayed at the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. Hernandez is one of more than 150 artists from the around the world invited to show their work at the market, which attracts close to 20,000 people over three days. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, a T'boli weaver, from the Philippines, demonstrates her craft at the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The market draws close to 20,000 people and dozens of artists from around the globe over three days. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, a decorative silver vase, created by a family of artists from Michoacan, Mexico, is displayed at the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The market draws close to 20,000 people and dozens of artists from around the globe over three days. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, a handmade pendant, from Kazakhstan, is displayed during the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The market draws close to 20,000 people and dozens of artists from around the globe over three days. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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In this photo taken Saturday, July 11, 2015, works of Tintsaba master basket weavers from Swaziland are displayed at the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The market draws close to 20,000 people and dozens of artists from around the globe over three days. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

New Mexico celebration of folk art draws artisans from around the world

Thousands of people crowded onto Santa Fe's Museum Hill to browse the booths of more than 150 artists from around the globe. Up for sale: everything from hand-woven baskets and intricately carved gourds to rugs made of recycled clothes and ceramics glazed using centuries-old techniques.

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