Cloth Folk Mask. Bocovina, Romania. Fabric, hair, and beans. Romanians used masks in rituals concerned with fertility, rainfall, hunting, and for initiations in ancient times. Today they are still used to represent characters from folk mythology at special holidays such as Christmas and New Years, or for an important life events like a wedding or a death. Only men wear them. It is forbidden to say the name of the person under the mask. The maker of this mask is, Albu Ion.

European masks - Romanian Folk Mask, Bucovina, Romania Almost a muppet!

Vintage Traditional Romanian pillow,Romania

Rustic white, red and gray Vintage Traditional Romanian Hand Woven Pillow Cover…

The Awesome Project | AwesomeFolk by madalina andronic, via Behance

The Awesome Project using porcelain, underglaze colours, stoneware glazes(illustrator Madalina Andronic & designer Claudiu Stefan).

Ie din MOLDOVA, Neamt - Garcina

ie din MOLDOVA, Neamt - Garcina (Semne Cusute)

A traditional Finnish Christmas craft,  Himmeli are related to straw decorations  in Sweden, Latvia and Romania.

A traditional Finnish Christmas craft, Himmeli are related to straw decorations in Sweden, Latvia and Romania.

Antique vintage embroidred cushion cover from the Kalotaszeg region of Transylvania Embroidered in navy cotton with original tie fastening This cover

--hungarian embroidery-- -Antique vintage embroidred cushion cover from the Kalotaszeg region of Transylvania Embroidered in navy cotton with original tie fastening This cover

Traditional Bulgarian painted eggs

An Eastern European Easter tradition, pysanky eggs are hand-done. We sell these at the Chrismas Market as ornaments.

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