sterling silver and keum-boo rings from erin christensen

metals: types and properties

Have you ever wondered what “sterling silver” really means, or what “14K gold” stands for? Read on to learn about the types of metal used by our vendors.
January 16, 2022 — craft council bc
A selcection of ceramic pieces from May Fan Leung.

types of clay

Stoneware, earthenware, porcelain oh my... what do these terms mean when you're shopping for ceramics? Read on to learn about these different clay types; how to tell them apart and their different uses. 
December 12, 2021 — craft council bc
glass techniques

glass techniques

Glass comes in a diversity of sizes, shapes, textures, and colours. If you've ever looked at some of the glass work in the CCBC shop and thought "how the heck do they make glass look like that?", read on to learn about the fantastic techniques of craft glass.
November 14, 2021 — craft council bc
care for your craft: metal

care for your craft: metal

Do you know how to care for your metal product? The first step to properly care for your products, is to be informed about their characteristics
February 07, 2021 — craft council bc
Debbie Katz, Under the Salish Sea felt work detail

care for your craft: fibre

Do you know how to care for your fibre craft? The first step is to learn more about the medium, its characteristics and functions.
December 17, 2020 — craft council bc
care for your craft: glass

care for your craft: glass

Do you know how to care for your glass craft? The first step is to learn more about the medium, its characteristics and functions.

October 22, 2020 — craft council bc
care for your craft: clay

care for your craft: clay

Do you know how to care for your clay product? The first step to properly care for your products, is to be informed about their characteristics. 

August 16, 2020 — craft council bc
care for your craft: wood

care for your craft: wood

Do you know how to care for your wood product? Read on to learn what to look our for when shopping for wood craft, and how to care for it.
July 22, 2020 — craft council bc
live pop-up shop

live pop-up shop

Crafts, guests, demos, learning, shopping, community and more.
July 22, 2020 — craft council bc