Lace of Mikhailov

The only place where the colour lace is being weaved for a long time is Mikhailov. Mistresses make patterns of white and colour threads by the wooden wands-bobbins, which are pleasant to the eye by brilliance of ornament and wealth of invoice.

This lace is very distinctive. It doesnt contain flower and vegetable themes, which are very widespread in Russia. Pattern of lace is strict and geometrical-the oldest type of ornament. His elements were symbols of the sun, water, Yin.

Wonderful cheerfulness of Mikhailov lace is in quantity of colours: from modest,restrained and strict to bright, merry combinations of red and white with blue, red and white with yellow, red and black. Technology of numeral lace making is unique and doesnt have any analogs. Sometimes Mikhailov lace makers use up to 60 pairs of bobbins.

In ancient times laces were evaluated by weight and one gram of lace equated with one gram of gold. Nowadays masters and artists continue creating beautiful items of applied art restoring ancient traditions of unique lace making of Mikhailov, replenishing gold reserves of Russia. Programs of appointment tourists had developed by «Trugenica».

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