Many of these crafts are forgotten, no more masters. But there is still a history and sometimes works of craftsmen and artisans. Often in natural history museums or stored in attics in country houses.
Spinning wheels, samovars, boots, crockery, clothing… Our ancestors were able to do much more than we do. And maybe have time too anymore. Crafts are often practiced in the winter, when the peasants were free from fieldwork. Someone at that time went to work in the city – such were called “migrant workers”.
With the crafts and occupations of the peasants is associated with many expressions that we use now, often without thinking about them znacheniem. “Slack”; “do not knit bark”; “tear as sticky”; “no Kalach not fetch”.
In our test (not for cakes) there is something about that: