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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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This beautiful pajak comes from the Lublin area in eastern Poland
It is made with tissue paper and straw.  No two are exactly the same colors.
​Size is approx 15" tall x 10" wide. Pajak - Mobile of Paper And Straw 10" Diameter

Hand Made In Nieborow, Poland

Our Price: $75.00
2 in stock!
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. Pajak - Mobile of Paper And Straw 24" Diameter

Hand Made In Lowicz

Our Price: $195.00
1 in stock!
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 Pajak - Mobile of Paper, Straw and Yarn 22" Diameter

Hand Made In Nieborow, Poland

Our Price: $225.00
7 in stock!
This beautiful mobile is from the Kurpie region of north eastern Poland and is called a kierc. Similar to a pajak (see explanation below) but composed of different materials. In this model the compostion is paper, string and dried peas. Size is approx 13" Pajak/Kierc - Mobile of Paper, String And Dried Peas 13" Tall

Hand Made In Poland

Our Price: $75.00
(Out of Stock)
This beautiful floral bouquet is made by a folk artist family from the Nowy Sacz area. This bouquet is made of colorful crepe paper and supporting wire. Made in Poland entirely by hand. No two are exctly alike. Size is approx 8" x 5" x 4" Polish Floral Bouquet 8* Tall

Hand Made In  Poland

Our Price: $25.00
7 in stock!
This beautiful floral bouquet is made by a folk artist family from the Nowy Sacz area. This bouquet is made of colorful crepe paper surrounding a light weight sphere.. Made entirely by hand. No two are exctly alike.  Size is approx 8" x 6" diameter. Polish Hanging Floral Bouquet 6" Diameter

Hand Made In Poland

Our Price: $50.00
9 in stock!