Russian artist reimagines traditional handicrafts as female figures (PICS)

Natalya Nosova
Russia Beyond’s very own graphic designer, Natalya Nosova, has put a unique spin on traditional Russian handicrafts with her latest series of artworks. In these images, she portrays traditional crafts, such as matryoshkas, shawls and castings as female figures.

In this series, Natalya Nosova captures the beauty and elegance of traditional Russian handicrafts, reimagining them as female figures. The artworks are a visual feast, showcasing the intricate details and designs of these traditional crafts in a new light.

1. Matryoshka

READ MORE: 7 facts about Matryoshka, the iconic Russian doll

2. Gzhel

READ MORE: Gzhel: Everything you need to know about Russia’s famous blue-and-white tableware

3. Khokhloma

READ MORE: Khokhloma: All you need to know about the ‘gold’ painted tableware

4. Dymka toys

READ MORE: Dymka: The secrets of making a medieval North Russian toy

5. Kasli casting

READ MORE: Stunning cast-iron sculptures: 7 facts about Kasli casting

6. Zhostovo painting

READ MORE: Zhostovo: All you need to know about painted lacquer trays

7. Orenburg shawls

READ MORE: The history and craft behind Orenburg shawls

8. Palekh lacquer miniature

READ MORE: Folklore mindset, richness of content, figurativeness: the defining features of traditional Palekh art.

9. Kazakovo filigree metalwork

READ MORE: Craftsmen from the village of Kazakovo in Russia's Volga region have been creating amazing filigree metalwork for almost 80 years

10. Gorodets painting

READ MORE: Gorodets: A simple way to decorate wooden furniture in a distinctive Russian style

11. Rostov finift

READ MORE: 7 facts about finift, a Russian enamel jewelry

12. Vologda lace

READ MORE: Why Vologda lace is back in style

13. Pavlovsky Posad shawls

READ MORE: Pavlovsky Posad Shawls are still in trend

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