This is a list of sites that in one way or other are related to Russia and Russian crafts. Links are systematized on some order depending on fields and interests. The author keep a right to place links that are the most appropriate to the subject-matter of the site. If you find your own link placed here without your permission (sometimes an interesting pages are orphaned and their owners do not replay on e-mail letters), or some links will turn out to be dead, please, contact us.

Russian crafts

Русские Промыслы

Товары русских народных промыслов на русском языке для России, предлагает матрешки, платки, стеклянные фигурки, тельняшки, шапки, финифть и пр.

Little Glass Animals

Russian hand-blown micro glass collectible figurines of animals, fishes, birds, insects, cats, dogs, frogs, reptiles, farm animals.

Glass Zoo

Hand blown glass figurines of animals, reptiles, sea creatures made of color glass

Russian Shawls

Russian shawls for sale - Orenburg down shawls, Pavlovo Posad woolen shawls.

From Russsia with love

The story about history of the Russian matryoshka doll told by young Indian writer Trisha Bhattacharya - she made some investigation on the subject and shares with readers by her non standard points of view.


Gzhel is known all over the world as a manufacturer of Russian hand made porcelain, distinguished by quality and beauty.. History, products

Pysanka (Ukrainian eggs)

History of Ukrainian pysanka eggs, how to make, questions.

Ukrainian Eggs (Pysanky) by Gloria Olynyk

Ukrainian Eggs (Pysanky) by Gloria Olynyk. Free downloads of Gloria's Pysanky Posters.Unique Uk. eggs for sale. Sets to make eggs at home.

A free Glass Art Gallery and Forum

Imperial Russian Porcelain and Tea

Wide selection of Lomonosov Porcelain, Samovars and Imperial Tea

Traditional Nesting Dolls Traditional Nesting Dolls made at the Semionovskay Rospis factory in two Semionov

Russian (and not only) cuisine

Homemade Bread: Cheap, Delicious, Healthy, and Easier Than You Think

How to make home baked bread, why it is better than the bread from the shop.

Food in Russia

This part of the site "Food in Every Country" is devoted to the Russian food traditions, there are there some popular Russian receipes.

Russian traditions

Virtual Russia

This is what they say about the site "Our slogan: ``Exploration of the Russian-Western Experience". It does not matter whether you are russian or not: you've found a truly transnational community." There is quite good photo gallery dedicated to Russia. And one interesting thing - lessons of Russian language.

Russian bathing house

How to build and how to use real Russian bathing house (bania) - only in Russian.

Russian literature

A collection of poem by A. Pushkin

Some poems by Alexander Pushkin in English translation

David J. Birnbaum

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages, very informative site

Russian history

Soviet and Russian Army uniforms

Soviet and Russian Army uniforms, hats, gas masks, medals, badges and other military surplus for sale

Golden Ring

Nice site about Russian Gold Ring travel route

Russian museums

Museums in Russia

The official Russian museums list - the very full list of Russian meseums around Russia with much details like addresses, phones, descriptions, photos.

The Hermitage

Famous Russian art and history museum in St.Petersburg

Russian Museum

The Russian Museum in St.Petersburg

Moscow Kremlin

The official site of Moscow historical museum-preserve "Moscow Kremlin".

Tretyakov Gallery

One of the main collection of Russian national art, located in Moscow.

Tsarskoje Selo

The Tzarskoje Selo State Museum Reserve is a brilliant monument of world architecture and park and garden artistry of the 18th-20th centuries

Russian art

Russian Icons (Rus)

Collection of Russian icons

Russian DVD Russia books, DVDs, souvenirs, magazines from site located in New York. In Russian and English lanhuqges.

Modern Russia

Russian America

everything for Russian speaking people in America: russian news , russian chat , russian forum and more.

The Russia Journal online

The Russia Journal is published from Moscow by Norasco Publishing Ltd., since 1998 and is acknowledged as world's leading newsmagazine on Russian affairs. It is the most authoritative source of news, comment, and analysis about Russian politics, economy and business

Songs of Russian Prisoners

Russian criminal culture became an essential integral part of the greater Russian culture. Here you can find not only the songs' lyrics, but also the literature on this subject.

Bilingual site on Russian Photography contains classic as well as contemporary works, exhibition announcements and chat forum. The goal is to promote Russian photography outside and inside Russia.

Crafts of other countries

Ravensburger Puzzles Sunsout Puzzles

Largest variety of jigsaw puzzles, jigsaw puzzle accessories classic games at the best prices. Offers classic jigsaw puzzles newly released puzzles games like - Ravensburger, FX Schmid, White Mountain, SunsOut, Ceaco, Milton Bradley more.


European Tapestry collection. Tapestry- wholesale enquiries welcome

The Collectionary

The Collectionary is a growing community of collectors and enthusiasts who are building an encyclopedia of everything that people collect. Since the Industrial Revolution, talented artists and inventors have created a tremendous number of objects that left their mark on us

Russian language

Move on

Virtual language center - Russian for foreigners, English, Spanish, French