One can say that Horezu is the most important center of Romanian folk pottery creation. Potters here have a long tradition and Horezu vessels are known both in the country and abroad. Horezu is located in the central part of Valcea country, roughly midway between Ramnicu Valcea and Targu Jiu and is considered the „capital” […]
In the popular tradition, the 24th of June is known asSanziene, a day viewed as an opportunity to celebrate the sun and summer-specific agricultural activities. Moreover, on this day we celebrate one of the most emblematic elements in our popular tradition: the Romanian blouse,ia.Even though this initiative started on Facebook, it expanded successfully afterwards and […]
If in the last article we were talking about the symbol of the Horezu ceramic- the rooster, today we will discover other representative symbols and more specifically, the phytomorphic (plant-form) symbols, particularly“the tree of life”. The phytomorphic decorations constitute an important group: from leafs to trees, an entire vegetal world finds its place on the […]
Once in Horezu, you are charmed and attracted by the magic of colors and the abundance of pottery vessels, which are more or less beautifully decorated. Hurezene popular pottery style continues to exert a strong interest among its fans through specific procedures that you express through traditional accumulation, and the innovations of content, function and […]
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