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Wooden gates in Maramures

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Project by Bud_3 posted 05-24-2015 05:12 PM 1592 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few old and new gates in Maramures.The tradition of building wooden gates in Maramures remained intact since Dacia(the romanian territory inhabited by Thracians near 2000 years ago).Decorated with various motifs they had many meanings wich are too hard to explain in a few words.Enjoy!





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#1 posted 05-24-2015 10:02 PM

I had to look up Maramures – had no clue where it was.

Great intricate motifs and carvings – thx for sharing

-- They said I could be anything... So I became Sarcastic! They also said making drawers is easy... I think they lied :(

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#2 posted 05-24-2015 10:52 PM

That is some impressive work you have done. Very nice

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#3 posted 05-25-2015 03:12 AM

Those are just beautiful!!!

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#4 posted 05-25-2015 07:01 AM



That is some impressive work you have done. Very nice

- Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist


I’m sorry they are not my creations, but as part of my culture i don’t resisted to not post them.

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#5 posted 05-25-2015 01:41 PM

Beautiful work no matter who made them. Thank you for sharing part of your history and culture.

-- Leafherder

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#6 posted 05-25-2015 07:19 PM

Thanks…..., For small travel. I received good impression.

-- Ganchik Sasha

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#7 posted 05-25-2015 07:23 PM

What is written in a picture and on the second photo??

-- Ganchik Sasha

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#8 posted 05-25-2015 08:43 PM


What is written in a picture and on the second photo??

- Sasha

“Who till the garden and works
It has everything she wishes”-in the last one.
During old times the rearing animals and earth work were the main concerns of my people and nothing material mattered,mother nature was doing things for themselves.
In the second one:”God is love”

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