bursztyniarstwo

English translation: amber crafting

11:13 Nov 24, 2013
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Folklore
Polish term or phrase: bursztyniarstwo
Kontekst: Ludowi twórcy zajmują się bursztyniarstwem, wycinankarstwem, tkactwem, rzeźbiarstwem, plecionkarstwem z korzeni, wyrabianiem naczyń ceramicznych oraz haftem i koronkarstwem.
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Local time: 21:28
English translation:amber crafting
Explanation:
After studying jewellery making in Liepāja, she turned her home Drāznieki near Pape village into a centre for preserving traditional amber crafting – with just a little modern technology - http://travelinlatvia.lv/web/amber-crafting/

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Note added at 14 mins (2013-11-24 11:28:13 GMT)
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The folk artists remained loyal to the established tradition in amber crafting, producing mostly strings of amber, brooches, bracelets and neck ornaments. - http://www.pgm.lt/Kulturos_paveldas/Amber_Manufacturing_2003...

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By the 16th and 17th centuries, with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in its strongest phase, amber crafting had reached an apex of creative development and prestige, turning from use in mainly devotional items to ordinary objects and lavish objets d’art. - http://www.polishexpress.co.uk/art,polish_amber_ablaze,699.h...
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amber crafting


Explanation:
After studying jewellery making in Liepāja, she turned her home Drāznieki near Pape village into a centre for preserving traditional amber crafting – with just a little modern technology - http://travelinlatvia.lv/web/amber-crafting/

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Note added at 14 mins (2013-11-24 11:28:13 GMT)
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The folk artists remained loyal to the established tradition in amber crafting, producing mostly strings of amber, brooches, bracelets and neck ornaments. - http://www.pgm.lt/Kulturos_paveldas/Amber_Manufacturing_2003...

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By the 16th and 17th centuries, with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in its strongest phase, amber crafting had reached an apex of creative development and prestige, turning from use in mainly devotional items to ordinary objects and lavish objets d’art. - http://www.polishexpress.co.uk/art,polish_amber_ablaze,699.h...

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agree  LilianNekipelov: I think so.
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agree  Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.: I like it, geopied.
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agree  Serenadele
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