Monthly Archives: April 2015

06.05.2015 – EUROPA. Old toys

The traditional toys of the Estonian peasantry were made of wood and other available materials; they were characterized by simple design close to nature and their main aim was to teach children different kinds of work in their future life. In the Soviet period toys in Estonia were produced by such major enterprises as Salvo,… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 19.04.2015

Tallinn Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 19.04.2015 from 9:30 to 13:00 in Audentes Sports Gymnasium (Tondi 84). The informatino about the location and driving directions is available in viki.filateelia page. All collectors are welcome!

14.04.2015 – Folk costumes. Lihula and Kirbla

The fashion of flowery skirts developed at the end of the 19th century. It was triggered by the decoration of carpets with flowery embroidery that was called “roosimine”. The rose embroidery carpets spread also to other places but rose embroidery skirts were only made in Lihula and in the neighbouring parish of Kirbla. At the… Read More »