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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 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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5 Tips to Tell Handmade Clothing from Factory Made

Handmade Clothing

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Handmade clothing has been making a huge comeback. The average consumer seems to be looking for something more than mass produced items. They want to connect with the makers and get something that is personal. Since people have access to unique handmade clothing and gifts with the e-commerce sites and blogs ...

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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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The Black and White Hand Woven Peasant Bag

Traditional Bags

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional Bags Handmade by Romanian Textile Artisans Each handicraft is made with love, devotion and purpose. It carries with it the culture of a community. There is a village in Northern Romania, Straja, where the main traditional element is the perfect harmony and absolute beauty of black and white contrasts. ...

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