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Peasant Women Often Compete To Craft Stunning Romanian Blouses

Bead Embroidery

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Heavy Bead Embroidery Work on Romanian Peasant Blouses Traditional clothing didn’t go out of style in the region of Bucovina. The resurgence of village social events is fuelling the demand for unique costumes. In the village of Iaslovăț, women often compete to craft the most stunning Romanian blouses. Like many ...

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8 Easy Romanian Folk Embroidery Decorative Stitches

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+While some embroidery stitches are commonly used everywhere in the world – double feather, chain stitch, combined chain stitch, various types of filling and edging stitches, there are some regionally unique Romanian folk embroidery stitches here, such as punctul bătrânesc from the mountainous regions, or Sălişte stitch, particular to a ...

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Wondrous Antique Embroidery Motifs on this Late 1800s Peasant Blouse

Antique Embroidery

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Wondrous Antique Embroidery Motifs on this Late 1800s Peasant Blouse The good thing about being an antique collector is that you never know what you will find. The adventure begins when you find something very old and rare. It’s curiosity that’s pushing you forward to dig in deeper into the ...

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50 Beaded Embroidery Patterns on Romanian Peasant Blouses

Beaded Embroidery

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Intricate Handmade Beaded Embroidery Patterns on Romanian Peasant Blouses from the regions of Bucovina and Oltenia Found on very old textiles of Romania, featuring floral designs. The beaded blouses embellished with such generosity were worn to weddings and celebrations. Simply unique, and you can figure it out by looking at the beads: tiny, ...

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Haute Couture Leather Craftsman Demonstrates The Craft of a Folk Sheepskin Vest

Romanian Traditional Embroidery

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Traditional Leather Craftsman Demonstrates the Craft of Folk Sheepskin Vests  The folk sheepskin vest is made of the softest, most supple skin. There are a few Romanian skinners (furriers) left, who know the secrets of making these traditional classy waistcoats. As we met Constantin Juravle, a well known traditional artisan, we couldn’t ...

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Amazing Beads Embroidered Floral Patterns on Romanian Peasant Blouses

Traditional Floral Patterns

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+A few days ago, I found myself admiring these traditional floral patterns from the northern region of Bucovina. Romanian peasant blouses with heavy beads embroidery are worn on important social events. The plenty of beads is shocking. Manually created, with special care to where each bead is going, and which ...

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A Romanian Woman Has Sewn Literally Hundreds of Traditional Embroideries

Traditional Embroideries

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Textile Artisan Floarea Ilițoi Has Sewn Literally Hundreds of Traditional Embroideries Floarea Ilițoi from Cajvana, Suceava County, has been sewing since she was seven years old. Today, at the age of 65, her huge collection of Romanian blouses counts hundreds of items, and still growing. With the support and help of ...

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Amazing Heavy Beaded Embroidery Work on Romanian Blouse Performed by Traditional Artisan

Beaded Embroidery Work

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Peasant Woman Demonstrates Heavy Beaded Embroidery Work on Romanian Blouse The Romanian peasant women were spending the cold winter days at home, sewing their clothes. Each one of them had a single goal: to be the most beautiful girl at the prom. They were not showing the blouse to anyone, protecting ...

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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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