Exploring 18th Century Inhabited Romanian Traditional House from Bucovina

Romanian Traditional House

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+A Romanian Traditional House From XVIIIth Century Exploring the Romanian countryside is a rewarding adventure. In the old villages one can find true gems hidden in plain view. It felt like we found a treasury. And we did. The house is described in a book from 1950, “Old Houses from Bucovina”. Unlike many ...

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82-YO Romanian Loom Weaver Still In-Service Makes Folk Skirts for Village Community

Romanian Artisan

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+82-YO Romanian Loom Weaver Still In-Service Makes Folk Skirts for Village Community In the region of Bucovina, the folk skirt worn as part of the Romanian costume, is a rectangular piece of cloth, woven on a loom, featuring woven stripes pattern. It is wrapped around the waist and fastened at one ...

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7 Steps to Design a Traditional Waistbelt With Folklore Motifs

folklore motifs

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+In our trip to Bucovina, we found 80-yo Ursan Maria while she was selling bright waist belts at a Sunday crafts fair. Her waist belts are more like reproductions of the old style loom woven floral patterned waist belts, now almost extinct since people don’t mind wearing these to village ...

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Leather Artisan Explains the Basics of a Traditional Beaded Waistbelt

Romanian Craftsman

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian craftsman Iosif Glogovski is a skilled leather artisan from Cacica, Bucovina. He has been working since 1958. During communism, he produced and distributed his leather products all over the country, as a cooperative worker. Since then, the request for horse harnesses decreased. He continued adapting his job to modern ...

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How Is A Primitive Yarn Skein Winder Put To Work

Yarn Skein Winder

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+After we dove into the creative world of traditional fiber arts while watching textile artisan Manoilă Aurica loom weaving a Romanian blouse, her primitive skein winder caught my attention. Read more Manoila Aurica Demonstrates The Ancient Art of Weaving Romanian Blouse I like every old tool, especially weaving tools, and I’m impressed to see ...

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Authentic Peasant Demonstrates The Ancient Art of Weaving Romanian Blouse

Romanian Blouse

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+How is The Romanian Blouse Made There are two types of objects in the world: those which break the time barrier, and those which don’t. The things that you throw away without remorse and the things that you choose to keep forever. But some of these things are emotionally charged in ways that command wide recognition. ...

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2 Legendary Romanian Traditional Blouse Cuttings

Blouse Cuttings

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+IA, the Romanian traditional blouse, represent the main piece of the national folk dress, with double meaning: the underwear for the lower part of the body; an ornamental top. The extensions (underwear) can be found separated, sewn  or built-in. Based on their cutting, these tops are divided into two main groups: Traditional Blouse ...

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Romanian Peasant Hand Spinning Wool on a Distaff

Spin Wool

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Peasant Hand Spinning Wool on a Distaff The famous Romanian traditional fabrics are known to be the result of a hard work and some very special handcrafting skills. These old occupations evoke the nostalgia of many people who remember to have seen someone dear, amother, or a grandmother doing it. Before, ...

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The Romanian Traditional Clothing

Romanian Traditional Clothing

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Traditional Clothing  – Women’s folkwear in the north The women wear beaded or embroidered long sleeve blouses, made of cotton, or linen. In Bucovina, a long cotton or wool skirt is wrapped over the blouse. A woolen belt serves to hold the skirt in place. The peasant lifestyle is highly-related to the climate ...

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