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Textile Artistry in Rural Areas of Maramures

Romanian Traditional Costume

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Textiles In The North: Artisanal Craftwork in Rural Areas of Maramureș Only one mile away from the village of Sârbi, where we received an education in straw hat making, in the neighbouring village of Budești, 76 year-old Anuța Ciceu introduced us to the traditional Romanian textiles of Maramureș. Exploring ...

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The Craft of Men’s Smallest Straw Hats

Straw Hats:

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Making Straw Hats – Milliner Demonstrates Traditional Hatmaking in Maramures It’s a  hot summer day in the village of Sârbi, Maramureș. There is little movement on the streets. Life is still. On these days people are busy with getting ready for the winter, so there are constantly things to do ...

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Romanian Folk Dances and Costumes at the Village Prom

Romanian Folk Costumes

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Traditions: Folk Costumes and Dances at Village Festivals Two months ago, I was writing about living the romanian tradition of round dance at village proms, next to local people from the village of Iaslovăț wearing Romanian folk costumes. Bucovina is a land of so many traditions and customs, but ...

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The Folk Costume from Transylvania Part 1

Romanian Folk Costume

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+The Romanian folk costume from Transylvania features two aprons, and a peasant blouse with puffy sleeves and ruffled cuffs. Unlike the typical ie with altiță and încreț, the shoulder ornaments are missing from the peasant blouses from Transylvania. The Romanian Folk Apparel from the county of Sibiu Instead altiță, the ...

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8 National Costumes of Romania

Romanian Traditional Costume

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Traditional Costume from the Region of  Moldova  The peasant women’s blouses have ornaments arranged on chest, sleeves and shoulders (altiță and încreț) in one, two or more colors, with geometric, floral, zoomorphic and anthropomorphic patterns. The blouses worn on the hillside have raw silk embroideries on chest. A different style, ...

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The Meaning of the Romanian Peasant Costumes

Romanian Peasant Costumes

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+The Meaning of the Romanian Peasant Costumes Today, people are wearing the Romanian peasant blouses, while they lack the mentality and attitude required. What most of us see is it’s beauty, but do we really understand it’s true meaning? People are more concerned about it’s popularity and value, rather than ...

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Old Time Romanian Leather Craftsmen

Leather Artisans

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Village’s Most Important Traditional Craftsmen: Leather Artisans (Skinners) Leather artisans’ work involved many processes of great complexity. To start with, the leather craftsmen were tanning the pelts and hides, an extremely tough process, especially when having to deal with a great number of raw hides. A week after, the tanned ...

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9 Romanian Peasant Costumes from Oltenia

Peasant Costumes

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+9 Romanian Peasant Costumes from Oltenia Oltenia region is situated in the south part of Romania. It’s neighbor regions are: Transylvania in the north, Banat in west and Muntenia in the east. From north to south, it features a balanced distribution of the land forms: mountains, hills and plains. The ...

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11 Romanian Costumes from Muntenia

Romanian Peasant Costumes

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Costumes from the region of Muntenia Standing at the crossroads of the commercial routes linking Orient and Occident, manufactured goods were exchanged for raw materials produced in the region of Muntenia. Because of its geographical position, in the late 18’th century, Muntenia gains access to craft supplies, such as metallic thread ...

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