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Russian dance costumes

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We are more than pleased to share with you the positive feedback of our dance costumes. Elena dress is the best to dance kalinka, barynya and kadril (or cadril, not sure how to spell it right) in our collection for most popular Russian folk dances. The picture was taken right after the dance competition in Jersey by Karen Lamb.     The girls were so great dancing in Russian costumes, that were chosen to represent Team England in the...


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povoinik hat

Shortly about povoinik history

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Russian hats for women were so various that not every one can recognize the difference between all types. Let's talk today about povoinik hat. Povoinik was an old traditional headwear of married women. To go out with uncovered head was considered as a bad sign. Povoynik could be easily a kerchief, or a towel tied around another headwear, especially for peasants. Most often the povoinik was a headdress in a shape of a round or oval textile cap decorated with...


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Russian dress - long life, amazing history

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R ussia was home to more than 150 million people - of which only about half were ethnic Russians. The variety of colors for traditional costume displays love for beauty and ethnic diversity. These costumes are not only beautiful, there are also convenient in wearing because they were created for work as well. Festive clothes and everyday clothes, married woman's and young girl's clothes differed only for details, decoration, color gamut. Red fabric cloth was...


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Russian soul - does it exist?

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The Russians believe that they have their national peculiarities. They believe, though unconsciously, in the existence of the Russian soul that is the single whole soul of the Russian nation. The Russian soul is revealed through our language, songs and traditions. Due to various endings expressing the grammar case, gender, and number, the Russian language allows nearly any order of words in a sentence which gives full play for expressing various shades of feelings, for...


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Russian Shawls: the beauty on your shoulders

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Russian shawls are known for its beauty and finest elegance all over the world. Russian shawls of Pavlovo Posad are designed to give a modern woman the shape of grace and originality. Designs of Russian wool and goat down shawls are derived from folk traditions of different regions of Russia. The shawls are made from pure natural 100% wool, which is not exposed to any kind of technical processing and provides high quality and softness of a fabric, gives to a product...


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Russian valenki felt boots

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Russian valenki is a precious gift for yourself, your children and family. Valenki are traditional Russian felt boots invented a long time ago as the best solution for cold Russian winters. First valenki were made centuries ago from sheep wool to keep feet warm even with 40 degrees Celcius below zero. Genius invention was to make felt from 100% natural materials always available in poor villages. Firm and high, they served perfect for many-many years in one family...


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