Traditional crafts still alive in the Romanian villages: weaving, spinning, carving, embroidery and more.
Romanian weaver Fogoroș Viorica explains the process of loom weaving complex patterns on Romanian blouse (ie) by use of heddle rods and shed sticks.
From amazing weaving art experience, then off to meet the traditional Romanian coat maker Dumitru Sofonea, visiting Drăguș was a rewarding experience.
In Romanian village of Drăguș, weaving art is a labor of love for these textile artisans. Ana Rogozea hand weaving towels with vibrant patterns
This year, we spent some time observing traditional crafts and Romanian folk costumes on a rural Transylvania tour. We head to the village of Drăguș
Romanian textile artisan Floarea Solovăstru demonstrates weaving techniques called “alesături”. Because the pattern doesn’t repeat each row is hand picked
Complicated weave structures with shed sticks and heddle rods. The technique requires two weavers– one to sit and weave, while the other one opens the shed
Blacksmith Gabor Istvan from the Romanian village of Viscri making a horse shoe model in a medieval workshop. He makes iron hinges, copper cauldrons
Textile artisan Marinca Maria shows fulled weaving on 4 shaft 9 ft wide loom, a 2/2 twill weave, resulting in felt-like fulled fabric, known as vadmal.
Leather tanning process is now being so rare only a few people know it. Leather tanner Traian Cucoș will give us an insight into tanning sheepskin pelts