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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Polish Folk - new !


Did I tell you that I made a Front Page of  ETSY ? so I did :) 




hmm And I decided to tell you something more about Wycinanki.  
WHAT ??????               WY-CI-NA-NKI !!! !


Wycinanki (pronounced Vee-chee-non-key) are Polish folk art paper cutouts and are known through out the world as a beautiful craft. Thay are made by hand. And it used to be traditional and very popular craft in cottages in Poland.
The most well known styles of Wycinanki comes from two districts. One is the Kurpie are symmetrical and cut from a single piece of colored paper.


The second style comes from the area of Lowicz. It is distinguished by the many layers of brightly colored paper used in its composition.  Like the one by Danuta Wojda of Lowicz. This wycinanka was commissioned in 1997 by British Ariways for decoration of the tail.


It is hard to believe that these subtle designs are made ​​using sheep shears, like this:
Paper cutouts are a form of art that had its origins in China many centuries ago. In the 1600s, it spread to Europe. Wycinanki  are similar to the Swiss and German Scherenschnitte paper cutting, are regarded by many as the most beautiful in the world.



I am in love in those motifs, color combinations, designs for a long time. We have so many beautifull crafts in Poland <and you will problobly know them as well reading my Blog ;-)  > but I think that Wycinanki are one of the most beautiful things ! 
So while ago I decided to spread those motifs in the world by using them as a jewelry, and I think they are exactly fit for the Idea of wearable folk art :)


 more of the Polish Folk art motif Earrings from madebymada 

I want to show some of maybe most recognizable use of polish cotouts :

EXPO 2010 - polish pavilion
logo of the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship

for the most persistent readers .... One of my favorite artist!  ... yes she is polish .. yes she sings in polish .. lol
but as I said it is for the most persistant raeders,listeners- Monika Brodka from her latest record "Granda" and the english title is "Crossword of the day" :




I am curious what do you think about it ? and about the video!?

26 comments:

  1. thank you Bożenka :) I am very happy that you enjoyed it.

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  2. Fantastic post, I adore your folky earrings! They are very unique! Well done!

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  3. Congrats on the front page! I love the colorful designs :)

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  4. Love, love those earrings Mada. Thank you for telling me more about Wycinanki. Your earrings are absolutely gorgeous, congratulations on making the front page, well-deserved:):)

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  5. Wow - neat info - interesting!

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  6. thank you so much! your comments made my day :)

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  7. Modne są wycinanki :)

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  8. Congrats on the front page!! That is so exciting and your earring are just lovely!

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  9. Hi! Found you on Handmadeology and stopping by to be your newest blog follower! :D Hope you can stop by my blog: www.manoymetal.blogspot.com & follow too as I love networking with other artists! Thanks & have a great day :)

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  10. Thank you all for your kind words ! You have no idea how happy I am right now :)

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  11. Wonderful post! I like these folk designs!

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