Erica Gordon, a blacksmith and owner of Steel Toe Studios, creates accessories such as necklaces and belt buckles using traditional techniques.
Erica Gordon, a blacksmith and owner of Steel Toe Studios, creates accessories such as necklaces and belt buckles using traditional techniques. Ellen M. Banner Tribune News Service
Erica Gordon, a blacksmith and owner of Steel Toe Studios, creates accessories such as necklaces and belt buckles using traditional techniques. Ellen M. Banner Tribune News Service

Booming handmade arts and crafts business is good — and difficult — for crafters

January 01, 2016 4:05 AM