Kostroma is known as the “jewelry capital of Russia”. You will stroll through a cozy 18th century mansion and see old and modern pieces by local craftsmen. And we will tell you when and for what purposes the Kostroma residents began to make jewelry, how their technique changed over the centuries and who the "scanners" are. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 1 hour Children Allowed with children How it goes In the museum Rating 5 per 1 review from800 rub. for 1 person or 750 rubles. per person if there are more of you
What awaits you
Time travel You will hear why the Kostroma peasants began to engage in jewelry, and appreciate the entourage of a merchant's shop with an approximate range of products from past centuries. You will also visit the workshop of a handicraftsman-jeweler of the 19th century and learn how jewelry was made earlier. Consider an authentic hand tool of that time and marvel at the ingenuity of the Russian peasant, who was able to adapt even the most ordinary household things to facilitate his hard work
Scanny style masterpieces The pinnacle of Kostroma jewelry making was the work performed in the famous filigree technique. You will reveal what its features are, and look at the graceful scanned items made of gold, silver and cupronickel. Plus, learn about the rise and fall of the city's jewelry traditions in the 20th century, and hear about contemporary jewelery artists.
If you wish, you can try yourself as a jeweler. Specify the cost and details in a personal message.
The excursion starts at the Museum of Jewelry Art. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.