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What Hands Wrought.

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Nowadays, the notion of something being handmade is a specialized commodity. It is often used as a branding ploy that is flaunted as a privilege to the consumer or deemed a tedious process that is then eliminated through the implementation of machines.

A project from, Made by Hand is a new short film series celebrating the people who make things by hand—sustainably, locally, and with a love for their craft.

Today we are featuring a short about Martinez Cigars, a small cigar shop selling hand-rolled cigars founded in New York City in 1974 by Dominican immigrant Don Antonio Martinez. Thirty-eight years later his son, Jesus, carries on the tradition. The shop combines craftsmanship with community, mixing equal parts work and play.

About The Quiet Lunch.

The Quiet Lunch.
Quiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Cerebral Sustenance Daily,” we mean it.

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