Add to favorite
Tags: Old Russian House


Enigma of Old Russian Ornaments
Russian ornamentation is justly considered one of the most interesting phenomena of the world art culture. It represents a unique realm of artistic images. Throughout centuries the Russian ornament was changing and transforming, but unalterably excited imagination of contemporaries with its inherent poetry and beauty of lines and colours.
Ornamentation of Wood Carved House
The tradition to decorated ones house with wood carving is rooted in pagan times, when every sign left with a mans hand be it a notch or a dent had some magic power and had great sense and meaning in struggle with the powers of nature.
House Wood Carving
The preserved monuments of Russian wooden architecture provide evidence of high building craftsmanship, artistic skills and subtle taste of folk artisans. Masterpieces of old Russian architecture win admiration with simplicity and nobility of shapes, original solving of building challenges, and richness of interior trim.
Household Furnishing and Utensils of the Old Russians
Interior furniture in houses of the nobility and rich merchants was naturally quite different from plain furnishing in humble huts of peasants and craftsmen.
Architectural Décor of Old Russia
In Old Russia, the country of boundless forests, where wood was the most accessible material, wooden architecture took a special place, gaining perfection, and had a great influence on Russian architecture as a whole.
Russian Stove
The stove was mans unfailing helpmate in the olden days. The so-called Russian stove is a brick masonry heater, which is perhaps the most efficient and environment-friendly of all wood burning fireplaces ever invented by man.

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


search on the map
Russian TV Series  Leonid Bronevoy  Russian media  Russian politics  Russian aviation  Kathleen Ferrier  Tula  Scandals  Anna Kournikova  Russian Literature  Tonino Guerra  fashion designer  Russian Rock  FIFA Russia 2018  Alisher Usmanov  Russian history  Konigsberg Castle  Lyudmila Lyadova  Moscow  Textiles  Library Night  Eurovision Song Contest 2012   Exhibitions in Moscow  Fyodor Schechtel  Moscow Marathon  Kostroma  Euroset   Russian business  Russian language  Archeology  places in Moscow  Russia Travel Tips  Russian tourism  International space station  Musical  Kabardino-Balkaria  Visa   Saransk  Russian Cinema  Russia travel  St. Petersburg  Gingerbreads  Festival of Light  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Olympic Games 2012  Russian artists  Russian cuisine  Moscow Theatres  Russian courts  the Moscow Circus 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites