By Susan Montoya Bryan
The Associated Press
SANTA FE — It’s more than the world’s largest folk art market. It’s about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own businesses.
Now in its 12th year, the International Folk Art Market will feature more than 150 artists who will be showcasing everything from hand-woven baskets and blankets to vessels hammered out of silver, colorful carvings, ceramics, jewelry and intricate beadwork.