Despite centuries of Christian history of our country, in fact, many rituals and beliefs were pagan. In many ways, it concerns the symbolism of house carvings. According to the beliefs of our ancestors, the house – a fortress. The house could evil spirits to enter only through the wooden window or door (as it is now). Therefore, window and door jamb began painting signs, charms, homemakers, Advocate, etc. In the beginning it was, in all visibility, just pictures ocher paint.
Then, due to their fragility, people have cut marks-wards from the fact that it was close, and many – of the tree. Here the skill of the Russian people was manifested in full measure. For many century Russian masters with a knife and an ax was erected wooden palaces, churches, country cottages, set up household utensils, decorated with carved patterns. As a result, there were certain traditions, types and technique of wood carving. e with that approach. The largest spread, due to its relative simplicity, has procarved thread. Proreznaya carving – this thread with all the selected background.
It can be geometric, of contour, zaovalennoy, with good performance and gives the product a pure delicacy and lightness, especially the clypeus, ledges and fences. Proreznaya carving can be done as in the technique of plane-thread (with a flat ornament) and the technique of relief carving. Flat procarved thread is often used to decorate the old Russian furniture. In applying this thread lockers and a screen under it as the background enclose the bright fabric.