Authentic Russian crafts

Welcome to the "Russian Crafts" site and on-line Russian gifts shop. site is dedicated to Russian craft products and Russian cultural, historical, literature and folk heritage. Russia has unique potential of applied art products, which often are made entirely by hand. These articles of authentic folk art return us back to hoary antiquity with plain wishes and pure thoughts.

In catalog section visitors can find most popular Russian gifts and souvenirs - nesting dolls, lacquer boxes Pavlovsky Posad wool and Orenburg lace knitted shawls, enamel jewelry items, lacquer brooches and pins, Russian eggs, Russian musical boxes, art blown glass animals figurines.

Visitors as well have a chance to get acquainted with some Russian cultural, historical and literature traditions. Here is a collection of Russian tales translated into English. This ever growing collection of Russian folk tales gives for English speaking people to read tales by which so many artists were inspired for creating of lacquer boxes, nesting dolls, eggs.

Special section of Russian cuisine and Russian cooking recipes describes most popular Russian dishes that anyone can try to cook, each recipe contains comments that help to reach the best results.