Products

Pysanky eggs

Various sizes of pysanky eggs made by Ionel Paltanea of Queens, NY.  Please call for information.  The price listed is for a chicken egg with goose eggs, double goose eggs, emu, and ostrich eggs also available.  The pysanky eggs require special shipping and handling. ...

Turned wood items

Small turned bowls and tops by Ben Bernardi.  These tops and bowls come in various sizes and are made from various hardwoods.  Pictured is a larger bowl, two tops and two small 3.5 inch bowls.  Please call for details.

Hand-sewn sachets

Made by Ellen La Que, New York Folklore's gallery assistant and a textile artist, these sachets come as a package of three sachets, one balsam fir and cedar scent and two cedar sachets.  Each package is unique, with various colors and fabric designs.

Hand forged bottle openers

Noah Khoury, the Heldeberg Blacksmith, creates whimsical and sturdy bottle openers in two styles.  The "Beer Dude" has a whimsical face added to the opener.

Hand embroidered pot holder

Latifah Ali-Muhammed of Albany is a member of the Afghan community of Albany.  She grew up in Kabul and began to learn embroidery from her mother while in her teens.  Embroidery is deeply rooted in Afghan culture.  Delicate silk "satin" stiches are typically sewn on...

Copper leaf candlestick

Made by Schoharie County artist Mark Swanberry, these copper candle holders are made in the shape of a maple leaf.  Working in both stone and metal, Mark draws his inspirations from the natural beauty and harmony he sees in the boreal forest  around him and strives to...

Bookmark by Latifah Ali Muhammad

Latifa is a local embroidery artist originally from Afghanistan.  She grew up in Kabul, and began to learn embroidery from her mother when she was in her early teens.  Embroidery is deeply rooted in Afghan culture.  Delicate silk "satin stitches" are typically sewn on...

“Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island”

Written by folklorist and historic preservation advocate Nancy Solomon, this book chronicles the boat-building industry of New York's Long Island.  Nancy Solomon is the director and founder of Long Island Traditions, an organization dedicated to the folk culture of...

Beeswax candle – tapers

These pure beeswax tapers are made by Rulison's Honey Farms of Montgomery County, NY.  Rulison Honey Farms is a family-owned business that is at least 3 generations old. Tapers come in 10" and 12" sizes.

Bead and wire animals

Made by artist Bernard Domingo, these whimsical creatures are made with wire and beads.   The beading is a tradition in Bernard's homeland of Zimbabwe, and elsewhere in Africa.  Bernard now resides in Yonkers, NY.  Call for information on representative animals and...

Pine needle trivet and baskets

Made by Vestal, NY artist Carol Lukovich, these woven baskets, coasters, holiday ornaments, and trivets are made from pine needles, a southern tradition now transplanted to the North.  Please call for details and pricing.