Home / Romanian Crafts (page 4)

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.

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 ...

Read More »

Earliest Writing Clues on the Romanian Traditional Houses

Earliest Writing

Earliest Writing Clues on the Romanian Traditional Houses Burnt clay tablets discovered in the village of Tărtăria – claimed to represent the earliest writing system in the world Ethnographic studies indicate the presence of ancient symbols used in architectural ornamentation, in embroidery, on ceramics, symbols that can be found on hundreds ...

Read More »