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Pajaki - Mobiles of Straw
 
Pajaki - The literal translation is "spiders of straw". Located 90 kilometers from Warsaw the town of Lowicz and surrounding villages comprise the center of what many consider to be Poland's most colorful folk region. A typical village house from this area was full of colored flower paintings, fancy paper cut-outs and mobiles made of straw and colored paper. The mobiles or pajaki are delicate creations hand made by the women and girls of the villages as decorations for their homes. The finest examples of this folk art from the 19th and 20th centuries can be found in the local museum located in the town square. As Poland continues on the path to modernize the country the number of folk artists grows smaller. Our selection represents the finest examples of the older generation still practicing their craft. For a complete description of our current collection please call.

Pajaki are very light and fold down for transport. Although we pack carefully to minimize movement some crushing may occur. Hanging your pajak will open the flowers which can be refolded into place if desired. To minimize fading avoid direct sunlight. Do not hang directly beneath fluorescent or incandescent light. A gentle vacuum annually should be sufficient to remove any dust. Do not moisten or use any liquids in cleaning. Our own store pajak centerpiece is brilliant red, has been on display for over 30 years and is still as bright and colorful as ever!
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Pajak - Mobile of Paper and Straw Pajak - Mobile of Paper and Straw Pajak - Mobile of Paper, Straw and Yarn 10" - 25cm Dia
Our Price: $125.00
Our Price: $145.00
Our Price: $125.00
Pajaki - The literal translation is "spiders of straw". Located 90 kilometers from Warsaw the town of Lowicz and surrounding villages comprise the center of what many consider to be Poland's most colorful folk region. Pajaki - The literal translation is "spiders of straw". Located 90 kilometers from Warsaw the town of Lowicz and surrounding villages comprise the center of what many consider to be Poland's most colorful folk region. This pajak comes from the town of Nieborow, not far from Lowicz.  It is made with tissue paper, straw and feature a center of colorful yarns.   Some have strings of beads and no two are ever alike.  Completely made by hand by our local artist, each takes
Hand Made In Lowicz Hand Made In Lowicz Hand Made In Nieborow, Poland
Pajak - Mobile of Paper, Straw and Yarn 14" - 36cm Dia Polish Floral Bouquet
Our Price: $175.00
Our Price: $45.00
This pajak comes from the town of Nieborow, not far from Lowicz.  It is made with tissue paper, straw and feature a center of colorful yarns.   Some have strings of beads and no two are ever alike.  Completely made by hand by our local artist, each takes This beautiful ready to hang floral bouquet is made by the same artist who makes our pajaki.  This bouquet is made of colorful crepe paper and supporting wire.  Made entirely by hand.
Hand Made In Nieborow, Poland Hand Made In Lowicz, Poland
   
 
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