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Amber Luxury by Old Believers from Transbaikalia
Amber Luxury by Old Believers from Transbaikalia – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Amber Luxury by Old Believers from Transbaikalia

Amber Luxury by Old Believers from Transbaikalia
Elena (Vojlok Zabajkalya)
Fire beads. Amber Luxury by Old Believers from Transbaikalia. I'm not a writer on Livemaster.
How Did Famous Irish Knitting Appear
How Did Famous Irish Knitting Appear – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

How Did Famous Irish Knitting Appear

How Did Famous Irish Knitting Appear
vologdaAlla
How Did Famous Irish Knitting Appear Well-known sweaters, made in Irish knitting technique with its…
Tsutsugaki, Katazome and Katagami: Paper Lace
Tsutsugaki, Katazome and Katagami: Paper Lace – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Tsutsugaki, Katazome and Katagami: Paper Lace

Tsutsugaki, Katazome and Katagami: Paper Lace
Japanese garden
Tsutsugaki (筒描) is another Japanese resistance fabric dyeing technique. Parts of the picture are reserved with rice paste, part of the fabric, not covered with paste, is painted, then the paste is washed off.
Folk Embroidery Samples on Shirts in Staraya Kuta, Kosovo District
Folk Embroidery Samples on Shirts in Staraya Kuta, Kosovo District – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Folk Embroidery Samples on Shirts in Staraya Kuta, Kosovo District

Folk Embroidery Samples on Shirts in Staraya Kuta, Kosovo District
Olga Streltsova Studiya vyshivki (olga-streltsova)
This summer I visited festival in the village of Staraya Kuta, Kuta, Kosovo district, Ivano-Frankivshina region. The purpose of my trip was to see as many folk embroidered shirts as possible.
Chinese Enamel: History of Conquest of Europe
Chinese Enamel: History of Conquest of Europe – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Chinese Enamel: History of Conquest of Europe

Chinese Enamel: History of Conquest of Europe
Lavka Soroki
Made in China. That doesn't sound right! 100 years ago it sounded really weighty. There is a very long tradition of jewellery art. It is significantly different from the West.
Story of One Gift
Story of One Gift – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Story of One Gift

Story of One Gift
Komfi (Olga)
Not long ago I received an amazing gift from my Mom. When I took the package in my hands, I realized that it was something unusual.
Nishiki: Fabric Worth Gold
Nishiki: Fabric Worth Gold – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Nishiki: Fabric Worth Gold

Nishiki: Fabric Worth Gold
Japanese garden
Nishiki is a patterned silk brocade with embossed jacquard pattern. Its originated in the 7-9th centuries, when Chinese culture elements of Sui and Tang dynasties came to Japan. By the 10th century, after the termination of diplomatic relations with…
Shibori: Unusual Fabric Dyeing
Shibori: Unusual Fabric Dyeing – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Shibori: Unusual Fabric Dyeing

Shibori: Unusual Fabric Dyeing
Japanese garden
Shibori — this is how Japanese pronounce this word! Jap. 絞り染め, dyeing by binding is one of the world's oldest fabric dyeing technology.
Watercolor Fragrances by Jo Malone: Caught, Stoppered Summer
Watercolor Fragrances by Jo Malone: Caught, Stoppered Summer – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Watercolor Fragrances by Jo Malone: Caught, Stoppered Summer

Watercolor Fragrances by Jo Malone: Caught, Stoppered Summer
HALO
Usually I tell you about small craft perfume shops, today in the title of the article you may see quite famous perfume house. Why? It's simple. Yes, it will be about Jo Malone, but about the time when it was a real artisanal workshop, known only within the hometown.
Art Deco in Erte Jewellery by Roman Tyrtov
Art Deco in Erte Jewellery by Roman Tyrtov – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Art Deco in Erte Jewellery by Roman Tyrtov

Art Deco in Erte Jewellery by Roman Tyrtov
Lavka Soroki
This small selection is dedicated to the jewellery by Roman Tyrtov — a French artist of Russian origin, who is known as Erte. Roman Tyrtov chose this name not accidentally — so his initials were pronounced in the French manner.
Victorian Earrings-Transformers
Victorian Earrings-Transformers – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Victorian Earrings-Transformers

Victorian Earrings-Transformers
Lavka Soroki
Here you can find a selection of Victorian earrings-transformers! These unusual jewels were used in 2 ways.
Radiant Mosaics by Louis Comfort Tiffany
Radiant Mosaics by Louis Comfort Tiffany – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Radiant Mosaics by Louis Comfort Tiffany

Radiant Mosaics by Louis Comfort Tiffany
ArtMozaika (Mosaicglass)
Louis Comfort Tiffany became famous not only due to the invention of a new technique for making art stained glass, but also due to inventing new types of glass, which became the main, distinctive feature of his mosaics.
Magic Patch
Magic Patch – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Magic Patch

Magic Patch
Lubodom
Many see patchwork as a lovely thing, but gaudy grandma's quilts and country rugs of wild colors. However, this technique has long outgrown the purely utilitarian stage of "use all unnecessary".
Walk along Indigo Path. Joseph and Miriam Ko's Workshop in Austria
Walk along Indigo Path. Joseph and Miriam Ko's Workshop in Austria – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Walk along Indigo Path. Joseph and Miriam Ko's Workshop in Austria

Walk along Indigo Path. Joseph and Miriam Ko's Workshop in Austria
Набойка ткани. Катерина Кондратьева. (naboyka)
Being engaged in printing and dyeing fabric, we are always interested how Indigo craftsmen work in other countries.
Kalocsa: Floral Folk Embroidery, Painting in Hungary
Kalocsa: Floral Folk Embroidery, Painting in Hungary – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Kalocsa: Floral Folk Embroidery, Painting in Hungary

Kalocsa: Floral Folk Embroidery, Painting in Hungary
Dmitrij (vintage-bavaria)
It seems to me that this is what spring mood looks like: bright colors of flowers intertwine in intricate patterns. Hungarian Kalocsa is atmospheric, intimate, soulful — seeing it once, having studied the weave patterns, you will always remember…
Lace Masterpieces from Victorian Era
Lace Masterpieces from Victorian Era – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Lace Masterpieces from Victorian Era

Lace Masterpieces from Victorian Era
Leto na dache (Olga)
At the end of the 19th century, collars "Bertha" became famous, which lay on shoulders and partly on lush sleeves (this style of sleeves is called "leg of mutton"). The main difference between these collars was their width, in size they are sometimes of size more like cape than a collar.
Victoria Museum in Kiev
Victoria Museum in Kiev – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Victoria Museum in Kiev

Victoria Museum in Kiev
Lavka Soroki
Last week we all went to the Victoria Museum. This is a private Kiev Museum dedicated to style and costume. The occasion was special - the presentation of Victorian brooches collection catalog. Victoria Lysenko, the head of the Museum, has a clear…
Unique Beaded Temple with a Difficult History
Unique Beaded Temple with a Difficult History – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Unique Beaded Temple with a Difficult History

Unique Beaded Temple with a Difficult History
Olga Bubenschikova igrushki Miralet
There is a unique cave monastery of Saint martyr Anastasia in Crimea. The skit is located in the middle of the mountain gorge Tash-Air, 8 km from Bakhchisarai. Approximate time of creation of this most interesting place is 7-8 centuries.
Napron History: Transformation into Fashion Accessory
Napron History: Transformation into Fashion Accessory – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Napron History: Transformation into Fashion Accessory

Napron History: Transformation into Fashion Accessory
Набойка ткани. Катерина Кондратьева. (naboyka)
A napron for a real man. Guess who first started to wear naprons? The clue, that were men. Okay, we won't torture you with guessing. Officials in the service of the pharaohs of ancient Egypt wore naprons.
Through Time: Fine Art of Vikings
Through Time: Fine Art of Vikings – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Through Time: Fine Art of Vikings

Through Time: Fine Art of Vikings
Marya
Soulless barbarians or subtly feeling creators? Today I plunged into the topic, what was the art at the Vikings` time. I decided to dig into the Internet, and here's what I have found. In the era of the kings of the sea there were six main art…
Amazing Paintings by Gerda Wegener
Amazing Paintings by Gerda Wegener – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Amazing Paintings by Gerda Wegener

Amazing Paintings by Gerda Wegener
Rishana (Nadezhda)
The other day I watched a very interesting film "The Danish Girl". It's about the first transgender and his wife. I really liked this movie and I started to search the details. So, his wife was Gerda Wegener. She was an artist, a graphic artist.
Mexican Jewellery: Uniqueness and Tradition
Mexican Jewellery: Uniqueness and Tradition – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Mexican Jewellery: Uniqueness and Tradition

Mexican Jewellery: Uniqueness and Tradition
Lavka Soroki
Taxco is a "silver capital" of Mexico. While Europe admired Lalique and Faberge, the life of a small town went on as usual. Such isolation helped to preserve and develop the identity of jewellery. What distinguishes Mexican jewellery?
Lace Artists
Lace Artists – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Lace Artists

Lace Artists
LENA KOTOMINA Avtorskij dizajn
For many years I was fortunate to work on the "Snowflake" as a designer together with Galina Marowski and Angelina Rakcheyeva, talented lace artists. Now they are honored artists of Russia.
Style and Dynamics in the Photos by Norman Parkinson
Style and Dynamics in the Photos by Norman Parkinson – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Style and Dynamics in the Photos by Norman Parkinson

Style and Dynamics in the Photos by Norman Parkinson
masterlar
Accidentally I came across some photos, I really liked them, and decided to learn more about the photographer.
Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam
Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam

Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam
Lavka Soroki
Tatiana in touch with her story about the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam.I want to share my emotions about visiting the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam!This is the largest collection of bags in the world.
St. Valentine's day: How did the First Valentine Cards Look Like
St. Valentine's day: How did the First Valentine Cards Look Like – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

St. Valentine's day: How did the First Valentine Cards Look Like

St. Valentine's day: How did the First Valentine Cards Look Like
Subbotnichek
St. Valentine's day is coming. It's February already, the day became longer, and it smells like spring. The mood, of course, can not be romantic.
Bean Dye Vs. Cabbage Dye
Bean Dye Vs. Cabbage Dye – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Bean Dye Vs. Cabbage Dye

Bean Dye Vs. Cabbage Dye
Набойка ткани. Катерина Кондратьева. (naboyka)
Indigo is one of the oldest colors. Its age is completely indecent, scientists date the first mention of Indigo to 3 millennium BC.
Balkhar Ceramics. Folk Crafts of Dagestan
Balkhar Ceramics. Folk Crafts of Dagestan – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Balkhar Ceramics. Folk Crafts of Dagestan

Balkhar Ceramics. Folk Crafts of Dagestan
Tri Businki - vse dlya ukrashenij
Laktsy - one of the peoples of Dagestan, living in Balkhar, in mountain part of Akyshinskiy District.
Japanese Handicraft. Part 2
Japanese Handicraft. Part 2 – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Japanese Handicraft. Part 2

Japanese Handicraft. Part 2
Master-anna89
Japan has produced many types of art (discussed in part one), I got interested by kinysayga technique. The imagination of Japanese craftspeople has no boundaries of one type of handicraft, so materials of one handicraft also become materials for another.
Japanese Handicraft
Japanese Handicraft – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Japanese Handicraft

Japanese Handicraft
Master-anna89
Japan is an amazing country with its culture, customs and mentality. Japanese culture intertwines ancient traditions, new technologies, fashion trends from Europe.
7 Types of Hair Ornaments
7 Types of Hair Ornaments – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

7 Types of Hair Ornaments

7 Types of Hair Ornaments
Nataliya Dementeva (ND! Handmade)
Since antiquity, women (and some men) have decorated their heads and hats with jewelry. Types of precious jewelry for hair can range from simple hair clips to sparkling tiaras, but these terms are often confused.
Chinese and European Painting — What Is the Difference
Chinese and European Painting — What Is the Difference – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

Chinese and European Painting — What Is the Difference

Chinese and European Painting — What Is the Difference
chinese paintings
After a break we return to the Chinese art. We've discussed their way of storing paintings. And what about the painting itself? What are its features compared to the traditional Western art? Their materials are different as we have already said here, here and here. But the main thing is not in it.
History of Jewelry: Seed Pearl
History of Jewelry: Seed Pearl – статья о рукоделии и творчестве

History of Jewelry: Seed Pearl

History of Jewelry: Seed Pearl
Staryj Belevoj Shkaf
Among many types of antique jewelry the amazingly beautiful things made of pearls, tiny as a poppy seed, known as seed pearls stand out. They impress with their complexity and some special tenderness! I am very interested in these fantastic creations of human hands! What is their story?