Monthly Archives: June 2015

By-works in the Carpathians

By-works in the Carpathians

For centuries the Carpathian peasants were engaged in the processing processing wool of sheep. Other worked with wood and become good carpenters. Their experience was handed down from generation to generation. Also Hutsul people are famous as good hunters and local rivers are full of trout

Carpathian bridal chaplets of goose feathers

Carpathian bridal chaplets of goose feathers

Could anyone outdo Brazilian carnival dancers? Easily! Such headdresses being made long since in the Carpathian village Velyky Kliuchiv are to be considered a work of art. The chaplets of goose feathers are truly a unique thing. They combine ancient Hutsul marriage traditions and original decorations.