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Russian folk art craft Zlatoust steel engraving

Russian folk art craft Zlatoust steel engraving

Beautiful set made in the technique of Russian folk art craft Zlatoust steel engraving

Russian folk art craft Zlatoust steel engraving
Originated at the beginning of the XIX century, in Zlatoust (Chelyabinsk region now), this art absorbed rich traditions of Russian and Western European gunsmiths of VII-XVIII centuries. However, soon the Ural engravers created their own original style of decorating weapons. Meanwhile, Zlatoust weapons gained popularity not only in Russia but far beyond its borders. In the late 1830s, the factory began decorating the household appliances – a variety of caskets, trays, knives for cutting paper, cigarette holders, and cigarette cases. Also, hunting knives and hatchets, engraved tableware sets.

Zlatoust art of steel engraving

The Blessed Virgin Mary with a child. Icon made by Zlatoust masters of steel engraving

Created in Zlatoust steel engraving originates at the beginning of the XIX century, in the city of Zlatoust (Chelyabinsk region now). Steel products decorated with the composition, made in engraving. In the XIX century manufactured mainly saber blades with antique allegorical motifs, scenes of hunting, in the spirit of rococo ornament.

Original art of Zlatoust steel engraving uses the miraculous properties of the metal, which can be detected by special processing. Used for decoration engraved tableware sets with pure gold, silver, nickel give products unique charm, grace, beauty.

Russian folk art craft Zlatoust steel engraving

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