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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.

Where to Find Original Romanian Handicrafts in Bucharest

Romanian Handicrafts

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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19 Years Old Vladimir Andrei Does Preparation and Spinning of Hemp Fibers

Hemp Fibers

19 Years Old Vladimir Andrei Does Preparation and Spinning of Hemp Fibers As we approach a third industrial revolution, the era of the robots doing people’s tasks and 3D printers creating everything, it is important to understand that we must preserve our age-old knowledge. I’m not against evolution, if only this ...

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Vladimir, the 19 Years Old Millennial Loom Weaving Fabric, Spinning, Knitting

Loom Weaving

Vladimir, the 19 Years Old Millennial Loom Weaving Fabric, Spinning, Knitting Although he also grew up in an electronic-filled and increasingly online world, Vladimir Andrei, aged 19, is no stranger to the traditional means of loom weaving fabric, spinning, knitting and embroidery. While the millennials ceased to express interest in ...

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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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