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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.

Inspiring Painted Carved Cottages

Carved Cottages

  The painted carved cottages  that you can see in Romania are manually sculpted, carved and painted in a diversity of colors and motifs. All aspects of the peasant’s lifestyle show a deep nature connection. The motifs on their clothes, dowry boxes, paintings and carvings are all inspired by nature. They are the result of spending a great ...

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How Is A Primitive Yarn Skein Winder Put To Work

Skein Winder

After watching Aurica weaving a Romanian blouse, her primitive skein winder caught my attention. I like every old tool, especially weaving tools, and I’m impressed to see them put to work again. Aurica tells us that these skein winders were present in every traditional home. They are a sort of old fashioned weaving accessories. ...

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