Traditional Broom Making Craft Still Alive in This Village

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FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Over time, some Romanian villages gained expertise in traditional broom making craft, a knowledge passed on from generation to generation and still kept among communities of skilled craftsmen. Traditional broom making, already extinct in other parts of the world, still thrives in Romanian villages like Gherăieştii – where all locals ...

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2 Romanian Villages where All Locals Practice the same Craft

Romanian Villages

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+While exploring Romania, don’t be surprised if you hit villages where everyone sells exactly the same thing. They are remnants of a highly productive peasant culture. There are Romanian villages selling only woven baskets, brooms only, or traditional food. Broom Making Craft and Trade If it wasn’t for it’s location, ...

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Traditional Cheese Making at Romanian Sheepfold

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FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional Cheese Making at Romanian Sheepfold Many sheepfolds in Romania continue to produce cheese in a traditional manner. The process itself is just an input from various bacteria. The hard work  goes into raising the sheep. In the village of Iaslovăț, Suceava County, sheep farmers George Coajă and his son, Ion, keep a flock ...

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Hay Making in Romania – Crafting Haystacks, Mowing, Scything

Romanian Countryside

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Hay Making in Romania – Crafting Haystacks, Mowing, Scything Old style agriculture involving the use of natural meadows is an example of perfect interaction between man and nature, one where nature thrives while offering the basic requirements of life. During summer, the fields of the Romanian countryside are full of ...

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Horse Hoeing Husbandry Traditional Weed Control Demonstration

Horse Hoeing

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+For rural people, the summer season is not a time to play. This is the busiest time of year, when families work the land to produce food for winter for them and their livestock. There are horses pulling carts charged with hay, people bent down in the field, cultivating, hoeing, ...

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Traditional Weaver Winding Warp for Patterned Bands

Winding Warp

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional Weaver Winding Warp – Video  When visiting a Romanian village, it feels like people in the countryside live in a different timezone. Most of the village men are engaged in many occupations, such as handicrafts, hunting, agriculture. But, even so, they live slowly and are incredibly versatile. Aside from ...

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Hutsuls – Romanian Mountain Men from North Carpathians

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FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+They built lonely dwellings in the mountains, away from people and laws, and worked their way to freedom with their own hands. Hutsuls, also known as “the Carpathian Slavic tribes”, are Ukrainian communities of mountain men who settled in North Romania centuries back. Read Also Shake Roofing – A Trade ...

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8 Traditional Interiors of Rural Romanians in all of Their Storied, Rustic Glory

Romanian Traditional Interiors

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional interiors encompass stuff produced by inhabitants who have a proud tradition of making things for themselves. Their homes are layered with folk art made of natural materials such as sheepskin, wood, hemp, cotton and wool, which were not intended to be “art for art’s sake” at the time of their creation, but rather utilitarian ...

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Romania’s Longtime Secret of Black Ceramic Pottery

Black Ceramic Pottery

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Among many black ceramic pottery centers that ceased to exist in the 20th century, the tradition of making black ceramics is still continued in Marginea, a small, but well known community of North Romania. Potters pass their skills down from one generation to another, preserving the heritage of their grandparents. ...

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The Romanian Traditional Carpets, Wall Hangings and Kilims from Oltenia

Romanian Traditional Carpets

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+The Romanian Traditional Carpets, Wall Hangings and Kilims from Oltenia Beauty and utility are profoundly intertwined within a Romanian homestead. The typical zest for living flows from a setting where aesthetics and usability work together to make  life more vivid and enjoyable, pointing out a way of  thinking and underlying needs. The ...

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