A huge range of souvenirs from Nizhny Novgorod will help you easily find the answer to the question of what to bring to your friends and relatives. Products of local craftsmen will help to save impressions of a trip to this cozy ancient city, and sweets and other sweets produced by the famous Sormovo factory will preserve the taste of this journey.
- Balakhna lace
- Christmas decorations
- Gold embroidery
- articles of felt
- Kazakovskaya filigree
- Novinskaya wooden toy
- Painted souvenirs
Since the XVII century the history of the famous Balakhna lace is being counted. If you think what to bring from Nizhny Novgorod, then lace kerchiefs and shawls will be a wonderful gift to women. Before such luxury could afford only noble ladies, and now it is available to all.to the table of contents ^
Among the traditional Nizhny Novgorod souvenirs, one of the first places is occupied with gyps. This fishery appeared on the territory of the region at the end of the XIX century and it is distinguished by a special technology. Embroidery is first applied to a large mesh, and then the master alternately pulls the transverse and longitudinal threads and receives an air pattern. Today Nizhny Novgorod enterprise "Guipure" produces sets of bed linen, napkins and tablecloths, as well as clothing made of flax and cotton.
A special place among the enterprises of Nizhny Novgorod is the "Ariel" Christmas tree toys factory. Its main specialization is the production of painted ornaments from glass in the form of a particular object or character. Very popular Christmas balls of local production.to the table of contents ^
It is impossible not to note the gold embroidery that counts its history from the gold embroidered art of Ancient Rus. The craftsmen from Nizhny Novgorod Gorodets miraculously carried through the ages the ancient traditions of the wonderful ornament of plant motifs.to the table of contents ^
Articles from felt
Nizhniy Novgorod craftsmen are famous for their craftsmanship in making articles and clothing made of felt. Not far from Arzamas and in Borsky region there is a production that creates felt boots, slippers, hats and other things from felt, which can be purchased by anyone.
Masters engaged in the production of ceramic products in Nizhny Novgorod have achieved amazingsuccess in their field. Souvenir figurines, which they make, are of high quality and positive energy.
Kazakov's flirting became one of the brightest brands in Nizhny Novgorod. Stunning with their elegance and beauty, the products are made using a special technology with the help of the finest wire and tiny metal balls. In the village of Kazakovo there is a "Kazakovskoe Enterprise of Artistic Products", which produces lace boxes, coasters, trays, plates, dishes and all kinds of figurines.to the table of contents ^
Novinsky wooden toy
Novinsky wooden toy is one of the most amusing souvenirs from Nizhny Novgorod. With their external simplicity, these toys are difficult to perform. At first, the details are cut out on the machine tools, after which they are carefully adjusted manually and finalized. In the new toys there are no nails, no screws, only wood and glue.
The Nizhny Novgorod region is famous, first of all, by art painting. It so happened that it is here that the four main centers of the painting are concentrated: Gorodets, Semenovskaya, Maidanskaya and Khokhloma.to the table of contents ^
In the Gorodets painting, incongruous elements were combined surprisingly: bright colors are in harmony with a rather severe city life. The main subjects are friendly tea-drinking, romantic meetings of gentlemen with beloved.to contents ^
The Polkhov-Maydanskaya painting, probably the most "young" of the Nizhny Novgorod crafts. Its history is a little more than a hundred years. Its distinctive features are the use of aniline inks and original color solutions, as well as some carelessness in the design of landscapes. Among the most popular items are matryoshka dolls, whistles, balalaikas and small samovars.to the table of contents ^
Semenovskaya painting by its name is due to the small town of Semenov, in which appeared colorful scarves with a luxurious flower pattern and familiar to all nesting dolls. Matryoshka nowadays it is fashionable to portray prominent figures, but the old good "classics" here still do.to the table of contents ^
The Hohloma painting does not need a presentation. The main motif of the Khokhloma painting is a vegetative pattern and nature. Often this painting is called "golden", this is due to the special composition of the paint.
In the list of souvenirs from Nizhny Novgorod, a mandatory item is stone carving. Masters-stone cutters use in their work anhydrite - a special decorative material of white, yellow or green colors.
The assortment of figures from this material is very wide - bears, eagles captured in flight, noble lions, wise owls and other animals. Such figures are an excellent gift for lovers of designer trivia for the interior.
But more unique looks graceful ornaments from anhydrite.to the table of contents ^
Patterned and weaving weaving
Only women have been engaged in ornamental weaving for a long time. In the manufacture of woven fabrics, only natural materials and dyes are used. Linen, woolen and silk canvases distinguish primordially Russian color, which is achieved with the help of a unique geometric ornament. Today, covers, tablecloths, towels and other textile products in this technique are produced by the company "Woven Patterns".