9 Original Romanian Souvenirs to Take Home from Bucharest

Romanian Souvenirs

Finding original Romanian souvenirs to take home with you shouldn’t be hard work. Throughout history, a great diversity of traditions and customs have flourished in this land, most of which still go on. However, when sorting through the abundance of souvenirs on offer, you may have trouble separating out the fake from the genuine. ...

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Where to Find Original Romanian Handicrafts in Bucharest

Romanian Handicrafts

Where to Find Authentic Romanian Handicrafts in Bucharest Romania, with it’s rich folk traditions, has plenty of traditional handicrafts: ceramics, folk costumes, woodworks, painted eggs, leatherwork. Although Romania’s breeding ground for folk traditions is the countryside, Bucharest does have traditional local markets and shopping areas where you can find locally ...

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19 Years Old Vladimir Andrei Does Preparation and Spinning Hemp Fibers

Hemp Fibers

19 Years Old Romanian Textile Artisan Vladimir Andrei Does Preparation and Spinning Hemp Fibers As we approach a third industrial revolution, the era of the robots doing people’s tasks and 3D printers creating everything, it is important to understand that we must preserve our age-old knowledge. People who still practice traditional ...

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Vladimir, the 19 Years Old Millennial Loom Weaving Fabric, Spinning, Knitting

Loom Weaver

Vladimir, the 19 Years Old Millennial Loom Weaving Fabric, Hand Spinning, Knitting Although he also grew up in an electronic-filled and increasingly online world, Vladimir Andrei, aged 19, is no stranger to the traditional means of loom weaving fabric, hand spinning, knitting and embroidery. While the millennials ceased to express ...

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Old Traditional Romanian Tapestry Patterns that Should be Revived

Romanian Tapestry

Old Traditional Romanian Tapestry Patterns that Should be Revived If we look at the traditional Romanian tapestry from Bukovina, at what’s currently popular in the area, we see things have changed a lot in the past 80 years. The authentic, traditional geometric patterns have been replaced with strong floral designs, the ...

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Who Brought the Floral Patterns to Bucovina?

Romanian Folk Art

Who Brought the Woven and Embroidered Floral Patterns to Bucovina? If you ever observed the Romanian traditional textiles from Bucovina, they have strong embroidered or woven floral patterns, as you’ve probably noticed already. Roses are the most popular and prevalent motifs on tapestry, rugs, table runners, waist belts and Romanian ...

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