Russian traditional handicrafts have very rich history and acquired
talents and efforts of many generations of Russian masters. The
secrets of their art were delivered from farther to son, and the
quality of these products absorbed the experience of tens of generations.
Russian gifts and souvenirs are very popular and widely known not
only in Russia; they are known and highly appreciated abroad.
Russian gifts and souvenirs are distinguished
by their variety and diversity of souvenirs from other countries
since they reflect originality of cultures of multinational Russian
Federation. Among the famous Russian handicrafts there are such
as Khokhloma, Kholui lacquered boxes, Orenburg shawls, Zhostovo
trays and Vologda lace. Matryoshkas, Faberge style eggs, icons,
porcelain, watches, samovars, Russian army items -all these is associated
with Russian gifts and souvenirs.