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Inside The Village Museum of Maramureș – Where Houses Tell Their Own Stories

Village Museum

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Most people don’t necessarily consider life in the country as something cool, fun or entertaining. A place where the old prevails is not somewhere you travel for fun, right? Well, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. The countryside has plenty of surprises in store. And, as a rule of ...

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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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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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The Craft of Traditional Wall Carpets in Romania and Republic of Moldova

Wall Carpets

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional wall carpets craftsmanship of Romania and the Republic of Moldova has prevailed among peasants, as stated by historian and art critic G. Oprescu in “L’art du paysan roumain” (Bucharest,  1937, p 63). Written evidence suggests the presence of specialized weaving settlements before the mid-20 century, of full time weavers, both ...

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9 Original Romanian Souvenirs to Take Home from Bucharest

Romanian Souvenirs

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+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

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+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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8 Rustic Restaurant Decor Ideas Romanian Style

Romanian Rustic Decor

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+The thought of bringing in rustic restaurant decor to recreate the atmosphere of beautiful Romanian traditional indoors in not a new one. Rustic restaurant decor has always been on trend in Romania. Recently, with so many restaurants now sporting farm-fresh menus, rustic decor became much more popular than it already ...

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3 Tips to Choose Authentic Rustic Home Decor

Rustic Home Decor

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+3 Tips to Choose Authentic Rustic Home Decor Over the past four years, I have come across different antique and vintage collectibles. Five months after my husband and I met, we were already gathering vintage, traditional garments, rustic home decor and many tools for spinning, weaving and farming. We even ...

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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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