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Sudjaje -  Female deities from Slavic mythology who control destiny. Correspondent with The Fates of the Greek

Sudjaje - Female deities from Slavic mythology who control destiny.a The Fates in Greek mythology, and the 3 norns in norse mythology)

Old Russian ornamental patterns. #Russian #patterns

Old Russian ornamental patterns. # I couldn't help thinking these would make great leather bracelets with sewn on snaps. Or painted on a hinged wooden bracelet with a tiny latch; or just as cloth embroidered bracelets with sewn on snaps.

In the center is goddess Makosh.     Makosh was among seven most important deities in Slavic pantheon in Rus' before it was christianised mentioned in the Tale of Bygone Years chronicle.  After Christianity she was linked to Paraskeva Pyatnitsa. Makosh is goddess of spinning and fertility linked to Friday. She is a well  known deity  and common in folk arts in eastern Slavic countries.

Mezen River, which flows in the Arkhangelsk region, gave its name to the amazing in its beauty and originality of Russian painting - Mezen.

Сухарев Максим originally shared to Slavic mythology (slavic pagan art):   "Mother is at the bottom, Father is on top" http://vesemir.blogspot.ru/2014/07/blog-post_11.html

Сухарев Максим originally shared to Slavic mythology (slavic pagan art): "Mother is at the bottom, Father is on top"

белорусский традиционный орнамент - Google Search

белорусский традиционный орнамент - Google Search

Croatian Wattle: important pattern of medieval Croatian culture

Croatianicity: Examples Of Middle Ages Croatian Knotted Interlace In Stone (Pleter, Troplet, Wattle.

Traditional tattooing Croats

Bosniak-Catholic woman with tattoos as ancient tradition among young "Kristjani" girls of Kraljeva Sutjeska in Bosnia

Russian embroidery.

of traditional Russian embroidery patterns! This pattern book is called: "Collection of Large and Small Russian patterns for embroidery.

Croatia, Turopolje, narodna nošnja Turopolja, motiv je iscrtan sa fertuna (pregače), Blato kod Zagreba.

Croatia, Turopolje, narodna nošnja Turopolja, motiv je iscrtan sa fertuna (pregače), Blato kod Zagreba.