Chicago Market Forms Alliance with South African Consulate

CHICAGO-The Chicago Market: Living and Giving is partnering with the consulate of South Africa to feature handmade products by artisans from that nation.

Included among the categories represented are hand-blown glass, wood carvings, wire and bead products, basket weaving, jewelry and clothing accessories, among others. The section will be located in booths 8-9100 and 8-9111 of the Merchandise Mart. An added focus in this section will be on socially responsible products, according to a statement from MMPI, owner and manager of the Chicago Market.

More than 12 artists from the South African provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga will be spotlighted in these booths.

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