Folk Costumes and Jewelry
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 BG15 bk16    $20.

Bulgarian Traditional Costumes and Patterns

Creative Activities for Children

Soft cover 8.5” x 11”   213pp   Sofia 2015

Color illustrations and line drawing pages to color

  • BG map of 7 folklore regions
  • Simple drawings of men’s and women’s costumes of each region
  • Embroidery pattern details
  • Bulgarian curious folklore facts

BG12 B3  $14.

Magie des Couleurs / Цветна магия

[Magic of Colors]  Sofia 2002 

  • 8" x 11" softcover 16 pp
  • French & Bulgarian captions
  • 1 page explanation in French & Bulgarian
  • color photos, embroidery & costume pieces

BG7-pm  $7.50  Plovdiv Museum

1 copy left

9¼" x 8½"  12 pp softcover booklet

  • Bulgarian, English, French text
  • 22 color costume photos & captions

 

BULGARIAN FOLK COSTUMES   

BG20-13   $48.     

several copies available

Anita Komitska & Veska Borisova

Sofia 2000 

  • portfolio folder, 16 costume plates 9¾" x 13" 
  • more photos on folder
  • plate captions & explanations in English    
  • gold cover has minor shelf wear

  • unbound plates suitable for display or framing
  • folk costumes and jewelry
  • National Ethnographic Museum, Sofia

 

Bulgarian National Costumes and Folk Jewellery

c64 $50. 

Authors: Maria Veleva, Snezhana Dancheva-Blaoeva

Septemvri Publishing House, Sofia, Bulgaria 1983

Hardcover - cream cloth with gilt lettering on front board

Illustrated dust jacket – slight wear to edges {no tear as in this photo}

8.25" x 11.25"   173 pp, English text

Out of print, hard to find classic, comprehensive guide.

Section 1 - Bulgarian folk costumes  

  • 227 color, & black & white photos
  •  Costumes, origins, descriptions
  • Details, embroidery, textiles

Section 2 - Bulgarian Folk Jewelry

  • 108 color photos
  • earrings, necklaces, rings
  • bracelets, belts and buckles

BG Map with major towns

Bibliography for each section

Glossary

BG7- gj   $8.50 Народни накити от Габровския край

Folk Jewelry of the Gabrovo [Bulgaria] region

Sofia 1981       2 available

  • paper folder opens out flat
  • eight 7" x 9" pages
  • in Bulgarian and English
  • 12 color photos of jewelry
  • slight damage on back from sticker

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