Lacquer brooches painted in Zhostovo style are the most interesting and most popular items. They may be painted on background of different colors but the traditional "classical" is black color background. Artists use paper-mache base with a plain safe "English" pin. The usual subjects of painting are roses, daisies and other flowers. The painting is page is typical Zhostovo manner and the ready goods are finished with some layers of glossy lacquer.