Add to favorite
 
Tags: Folk Toys


Articles:

Zhbannikovo Clay Whistle Toy
Zbannikovo toy is a traditional folk handicraft spread in the villages of Zhbannikovo, Rompino, Ryzhukhino and other settlements of the Gorodetski District of the Nizhni Novgorod Region.
--01-09-2011--
Abashevo Clay Whistles
In the 19-20th cc the village of Abashevo was the leading pottery centre of Russia. Clay toys made by Abashevo masters were exhibited in Moscow, London and Paris. They are profoundly traditional: from generation to generation the artisans passed down these peculiar images of domestic animals, birds, deer, horsemen, ladies, etc., and yet, each of the masters let these images deep inside and breathed life into them, creating inimitable inspired characters.
--02-12-2011--
Kargopol Clay Toys
As compared to bright and clear-coloured Filimonovo and Dymkovo toys, these figurines from the northern lands of Russia might seem pretty stern. However, this first impression is only due to the palette including black, dark-yellow and brown colours. As for the toys subject matter, they have lots of amusing images, sculpted plainly but with great warmth and folk wit.
--01-09-2011--
Filimonovo Clay Toys
These wonderful handmade ornamented clay toys are a famous handicraft of the village of Filimonovo in the Tula Region. Here lived the last masters who revived the forgotten art in the 1960s. The toys are amusing and fanciful, but at the same time simple in manner and very expressive. The majority of Filimonovo toys are traditional whistles.
--01-09-2011--
Wooden Bogorodskoe Toys
Two wooden figurines, a man and a bear as two blacksmiths at work once you pull the toys plank, they start hammering on the anvil in a funny way. These amusing toys, known in Russia for more than three centuries, have long become the main handicraft of the Bogorodskoe village, one of the most famous centres of wood carving tradition in Russia.
--01-09-2011--
Dymkovo Toys
Colourful Dymkovo figurines, whistles among them, represent the most famous and one of the oldest clay handicrafts of Russia.
--01-09-2011--
Traditional Russian Folk Doll
Dolls have always made an integral and vital part of any culture. The basic notions of human relations and complicated world order are passed on to a child with the help of all sorts of toys. As for traditional folk dolls, for centuries they were means of transmitting sacred generic values and knowledge to the following generation.
--28-08-2011--
Nesting Doll Named Matryoshka
The nesting dolls, known as matryoshki have long conquered hearts of lovers of folk toys and original souvenirs all over the world. Matryoshka brings together the art of masters and enormous love of the Russian national culture.
--28-08-2011--


News:

Exhibition Dolls and Toys. History and Modernity
Do you know what anamorphosis is? What distinguished toys of the XVIII century from modern ones?
--21-06-2019--





Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Russian tourism  Kolyma  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  St. Petersburg  Russian science  Russian scientists  Manege  Pobeda  Central Bank  PSY  Gorky Park  Mikhail Kutuzov  Vitas  Film Distribution  Russian Cinema  Sakhalin Zoo  Norman Format  Russian gas  incident  Exhibitions in Moscow  Nikolai Garin-Mikhailovsky  Travel  Kamenka  Buryatia  Jazz  St.Petersburg International Cultural Forum  Smolensk  Russian tourist destinations  Town Defenders  Dmitriy Nalbandyan  biology  Moscow  Gonets  Pskov  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian economy  Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys  Swan Lake  Balls in Moscow  human rights in Russia  Gold Autumn Festival  Russia in WTO  Russian culture  Russian business  Teheran International Book Fair  Russian Premier League  Life Saving  Yandex  Sakhalin  Nikolai Slichenko 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites