Icon of the Introduction to the Church of the Most Holy Theotokos on the wrapper of Russian chocolate

  Icons on the wrappers. The history of many favorite Soviet sweets dates back to tsarist Russia. Many candy recipes were invented in the 19th century and were…

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Vologda lace

Vologda lace. Lace is one of the types of artistic textiles used to decorate clothes and interiors. In Russia, for a long time, they love openwork needlework. Openwork products…

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Tula samovar

The origin of the Tula samovar Tula samovar. According to one of the legends, the samovar was brought to Russia by Peter I. But there are no historical…

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Brocade shawl. Moscow province, Kolomensky district. The first half of the nineteenth century

The history of the emergence and distribution of the Russian headscarf in Russia. The custom of wearing a headscarf in Russia has a long history. Even in ancient…

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Valery Murushkin jeweler

Biography and information Graduated from MVHPU them. S.G. Stroganov in 1980, the department of training masters in the specialty “Artistic metal processing” with the praise of the State…

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Picture of the Grand Duke of Moscow Dmitry Donskoy by Viktor Matorin

Viktor Viktorovich Matorin (born in Penza in 1971)- contemporary Russian artist. In 2000, he graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Among his works…

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