By Carma Wadley
Deseret Morning News
June 30, 2006
“…The mid-to-late 1980s saw a huge increase in collectible lines, he says, with introduction of such artists and collections as Pipka, Precious Moments and others. Charming Tails came along in the early ’90s.
Currently, no one is hotter in the field than Jim Shore, who incorporates quilt designs and bright colors into his folk art figures that include cats, dogs, people, lighthouses, Disney characters, holiday creations and more.
Other popular artists and lines include Williraye Studio, Snowbabies, Demdaco’s Willow Tree Angels, David Frykman, G. DeBrekht Studios and Byers’ Choice.”