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Romanian Crafts

An insight into the Romanian crafts and folk art together. We discuss Romanian folk art and traditional crafts together as a whole, for their connection is closer in daily practice: traditional embroidery, loom weaving, wood carving, leather crafts. There, where skill, technique, craftsmanship occurs, forms of artworks emerge. We focus on utilitarian or decorative traditional art created by Romanian peasants, artisans who live in rural areas of Romania.

Textile Weaving Demonstration Specific to the Village of Sapanta, Maramures

Weaving Demonstration

Textile Weaving Demonstration Specific to the Village of Sapanta, Maramures In the village of Săpânța, famous for it’s main attraction – The Merry Cemetery – we ran into many colored textiles exposed for sale outside the house of a local weaver, Ieudean Anuța.  As we approached, we could hear the ...

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Traditional Broom Making Craft Still Alive in This Village

romanian village

Over time, some Romanian villages gained expertise in traditional broom making craft, a knowledge passed on from generation to generation and still kept among communities of skilled craftsmen. Traditional broom making, already extinct in other parts of the world, still thrives in Romanian villages like Gherăieştii – where all locals ...

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