Russian folk art Zlatoust steel engraving
Zlatoust steel engraving – Russian folk art craft that originated at the beginning of the XIX century, in Zlatoust (Chelyabinsk region now). They absorbed rich traditions of Russian and Western European gunsmiths of VII-XVIII centuries, but soon the Ural engravers created their own original style of decorating weapons. Zlatoust weapons gained popularity not only in Russia but far beyond its borders. In the late 1830s, the factory began decorating the household appliances – a variety of caskets, trays, knives for cutting paper, cigarette holders, cigarette cases, hunting knives and hatchets, engraved tableware sets
Zlatoust steel engraving – Russian folk art craft that originated at the beginning of the XIX century, in Zlatoust (Chelyabinsk region now). Steel products decorated with the composition, made in engraving. In the XIX century manufactured mainly saber blades with antique allegorical motifs, scenes of hunting, in the spirit of rococo ornament.
Original art of Zlatoust steel engraving uses the miraculous properties of the metal, which can be detected by special processing. Used for decoration engraved tableware sets with pure gold, silver, nickel give products unique charm, grace, beauty.
Russian folk art – Zlatoust steel engraving