The Love Of Beaded Embroidery Is Ingrained Into Her Soul

This article features affiliate links, meaning we’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Please read our Privacy Policy for more details. Affiliate links Buy Beading Beads at Amazon Wide Range of Beading Beads  About 40 km north of the north-eastern Romanian border town of Siret, stands the city of Cernăuți on the upper course of the Prut river in the southwestern Ukrainian territory. In WW2 this Romanian territory was occupied by the USSR and Bukovina was split in half – the southern Bukovina remaining sovereign, while the northern half became part of the Ukrainian republic, facing famine, massive deportations, and executions. Despite the difficult circumstances, the Romanian community of the Cernăuți region never forgot their language and heritage. So was Viorica Petrovan’s family. She was born in 1988 in Poieni-Bucovina, a village in the Cernăuți region where the Romanian-speaking community makes up 96,42% of the population. From early childhood, she came into contact with traditional textile art, which gave her a sense of belonging and connected her to her origins. She grew up helping her wise grandmother with needlework, which not only sparked a lifelong passion for beaded embroidery but also brought culture and belonging to their home. … Continue reading The Love Of Beaded Embroidery Is Ingrained Into Her Soul