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Weaving Techniques from Bucovina Hand Picking Alesături

Weaving Techniques from Bucovina: Hand Picking Alesături

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. „In our fast moving world, less and less people have the...
Winding a Warp on Warping Mill for Rug Weaving

Winding a Warp on Warping Mill for Wool Rug Weaving

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. Separated by a fence from the rest of the yard, where Lucia...
Sewing Peasant Blouses in Romania

Sewing Peasant Blouses in Romania Can Take Up To 3 Weeks

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. Among many other meaningful activities, such as creating complicated weave structures...
Complicated Weave Structures Lucia Ciocoiu

Complicated Weave Structures With Shed Sticks and Heddle Rods

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. In the Romanian village of Sâmbăta de Sus, we had a...
Romanian Folk Art Village Sâmbăta de Sus Transylvania

Romanian Folk Art in the Village of Sâmbăta de Sus, Transylvania

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. Varying from region to region, or even from one village to...
Blacksmith Making a Horse Shoe

Village of Viscri –Blacksmith Forges Metal Objects Out of Junk

Visiting The Romanian Village of Viscri – Where Prince Charles Often Retreats The village of Viscri is nestled between the hills 43 km southeast of Sighișoara. From the main Brașov – Sighișoara road (E60),...
Traditional Romanian Coat Maker UNESCO Living Human Treasure Dumitru Sofonea

Traditional Romanian Coat Maker Is a Living Human Treasure

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Hand Weaving Traditional Towels With Vibrant Patterns

Weaving Art Thrives in This Village Thanks to Dedicated Artisans

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. In Romanian Village of Drăguș Textile Weaving Art is a Labor...
Weaving in the Village of Drăguș Transylvania

Weaving Complex Patterns in Village of Drăguș, Transylvania

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. With snow covered mountain peaks on the horizon, the village of...
Bead Embroidery Work on Romanian Peasant Blouses

Heavy Bead Embroidery Work on Romanian Peasant Blouses

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Making Straw Hats Milliner Hatmaking

Making Straw Hats: Milliner Demonstrates Traditional Hatmaking

The Art of Making Straw Hats in Maramures It’s a  hot summer day in the village of Sârbi, Maramureș. There is little movement on the streets. Life is still. On these days people are...
Impossible Bottle Wood Carving Puzzles

Wood Carving Puzzles in Impossible Bottle – Maramures Artisanal Crafts

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Traditional Wooden Gates Carving in Maramureș

Making of Traditional Wooden Gates in The Land of Wood

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. When it comes to visiting Maramureș, many travelers fantasize about walking...
Merry Cemetery from Săpânța Maramureș

The Merry Cemetery That Makes Light of Death Hides in a Small Village

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Broom Making With Broomcorn

Broom Making Craft by Hand Still Alive in This Romanian Village

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...
Broom Making Craft and Trade

Romanian Villages Where All Locals Practice the same Craft

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. While exploring Romania, don’t be surprised if you hit villages where...