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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.

Old Traditional Romanian Tapestry Patterns that Should be Revived

Romanian Tapestry

Old Traditional Romanian Tapestry Patterns that Should be Revived If we look at the traditional Romanian tapestry from Bukovina, at what’s currently popular in the area, we see things have changed a lot in the past 80 years. The authentic, traditional geometric patterns have been replaced with strong floral designs, the ...

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Who Brought the Floral Patterns to Bukovina?

Floral Patterns

Who Brought the Floral Patterns to Bukovina? Romanian Version If you ever observed the Romanian traditional textiles from Bukovina, they have strong floral patterns, as you’ve probably noticed already. Roses are the most popular and prevalent motifs on tapestry, rugs, table runners, waist belts and peasant blouses. Looking back to ...

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Wondrous Antique Embroidery Motifs on this Late 1800s Peasant Blouse

Antique Embroidery

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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