Discover the world of the ancient Romanian handicrafts
Romania at a glance
Symbols of a civilisation older than time itself
|Saturday, 25 October 2014
The name of this day (Romanian: “Sambata”) comes from the Latin “Saturnus Dies”, meaning “Saturn’s Day”.
St. Saturday is a kind old woman, who indicates the right path to the souls wondering in the other world. She walks all the time, therefore she wears iron shoes.
St. Saturday lives all by herself, in ... [Read more]
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The garments are first meant to protect the human body against the weather. For this reason, the clothing is adapted to the seasons. In the winter it is thicker (fur and wool clothes) and it is thinner in the summer (especially hempen clothes).
Garments have also a decorative purpose and a social meaning. They distinguish the peasant who wears them from the others. For ...
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