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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.

How Is A Primitive Yarn Skein Winder Put To Work

Yarn 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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2 Legendary Blouse Cuttings

Blouse Cuttings

2 Legendary Blouse Cuttings   The traditional Romanian folk blouse, called “ie”, represent the main piece of the  costume, with double meaning: the underwear for the lower part of the body; an ornamental top. The extensions (underwear) can be found separated, sewn  or built-in. 1900’s Beads Embroidered Blouse Energy Based on their cutting, ...

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