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Traditional Broom Making Craft Still Alive in This Village

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Over time, some Romanian villages gained expertise in traditional broom making craft, a knowledge passed on from generation to generation and still kept among communities of skilled craftsmen. Traditional broom making, already extinct in other parts of the world, still thrives in Romanian villages like Gherăieştii – where all locals ...

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Traditional Textiles Weaving Demonstration in the Romanian Villages

Traditional Textiles

Villages are still the heart of the Romanian folk costumes and traditional textiles, where weaving was once considered a full time occupation. Things have rapidly changed over the years though. After the fall of Communism, part of the rural population have migrated into the urban areas and outside the country. ...

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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 ...

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