"Casket with Jewels"

9 January 2019
Press Office of the Amber Museum

Interactively a teacher will tell about the traditional women's and men's head dresses, adornments of different nations of Russia, that have both decorative significance, and held information about the marital status, age of a person, about the social status of the family, as well as were believed to be strong protective amulets.

From the presentation with video children will find out, why Russian maidens gave adornments to their grooms as gifts, what is paushas and ochelia, what for should a person wear 8 kg of pendants, and if flint is an adornment. A team game will help schoolchildren to solidify the gained knowledge, and every participant will make a themed souvenir within a workshop.

The sessions are held at the exhibition "Kabardia: from Ancientry to Nowadays" from the collection of the National Museum of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic. The exposition presents accoutrement, weapons of the knights, historical reconstruction of the Adyghe costumes, accessories decorated with gold embroidery and jewellery by Adyghe craftsmen characterised by originality of ornamental compositions, diversity and perfect technique of execution.

Registration: 53-82-19
Duration – 60 minutes
Price – 100 rub./person
Groups up to 25 persons.