суббота, 24 января 2015 г.

Russian folklore

About   nationalities: their culture we can discover often by their stories, tales and legends,  verbally transmitted through the generations  over the centuries. It is called, as in “folk” art - folklore.

Throughout the world, Russia and the Russian people in many ways people are still judged by their folklore. What is Russia, as represented in the understanding of foreigners?

An unfamiliar and unknown land with vast expanses, impenetrable forests (which are home to Baba Yaga the Granny Witch), Koschey (Deathless)  Leshii (Forest Master) and frights (forest spirits) -

https://www.etsy.com/ru/listing/172561467/christmas-decoration-russian-folklore?ref=shop_home_active_13 

village rural landscape, Slavic folklore by StudioFantasies

https://www.etsy.com/listing/219553342/palekh-collectors-plate-ruslan-and?ref=shop_home_active_1

There are traditional Russian household items and matreshkas (nesting dolls). 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/218176406/babushka-fabric-doll-matryoshka-russian?ref=shop_home_active_17

And of course, there are pretty traditional folk clothing and accessories which got a modern twist with the help of our great artists.  
 Russian bears are still walking through the city streets: 
https://www.etsy.com/listing/182892186/amigurumi-knitted-toy-crochet-bear-brown?ref=favs_view_23
Amigurumi crochet bear toy from PetsLair

A cup of tea taste better when it poured from a samovar. It can easily fit a gallon of water!

https://www.etsy.com/listing/218588668/vintage-brass-russian-samovar?ref=favs_view_4

The shawls and scarves are so pretty and colorful. Perfect for winter!

https://www.etsy.com/listing/180367492/russian-shawl-black-with-with-roses-and?ref=favs_view_20

Russian folk art shawl black with roses from MulberryWhisper

... so is valenki, a felted wool footwear:
https://www.etsy.com/ru/listing/209081277/avtorskie-valenki-belye-s-gorizontalnymi?ref=listing-shop-header-0___
Balalaika - three-stringed musical instrument






Please enjoy our creations and vintage finds!
Story by Natalis Iolalis (PetsLair)
Translated by Svetlana (CherryGardenDolls)

2 комментария:

  1. Сколько красоты то! village rural landscape и самовар особенно понравились :)

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