Motivele Ornamentale


  • Ionescu Lacramioara Facultății de Design din Universitatea „Aurel Vlaicu” Arad


The Primordial Tradition is “Science par excellence†or “sacred knowledge in its entirety,†revealed at the beginning of time. Different traditions and forms of traditional nature are generated by the imperative of adaptation of the Primordial Tradition to the mentality of a people or nation within it, namely the adaptation required by the circumstances of place, time and as a result of periodicities. The traditions of the various peoples cover a unique doctrine, which is basically the generator and obviously their substance and we talk here about the Primordial Tradition.
The originality of the Romanian creation and indigenous origin of certain mythological-symbolic forms and signs, of our ancestors were generated by creative grace and numerous elements of culture have thus been passed down over generations. Therefore, our popular culture is a field that offers many items that sit under the sign of national heritages. Folk art, keeps over time the conservative behavior with a special character, together with a rich dowry of vestiges of the past, this providing numerous testimonies of some items passed over, from those who were from generations on the land lived by our ancestors Thracians, Dacians and later by Romanians.
The Romanian folk art has a particular sense of measure, of moderation, giving modest but elegant at the same time objects a rig that we call classic, helping to create a balance of shapes and colors, rarely encountered in the folk art of other Nations. These symbol signs, being over twelve thousand years old, have the quality of having opened the prospect of a great civilization, being even today present in the fabrics, sewings, gates, etc., continuing its existence.
The researcher, C. Sandu Aldea, studied these ornamental signs and his conclusion mentioned the fact that these signs made an alphabet, a symbol resembling the first writings, which used art, so that to capture this first stage of writing in Romania. Today, much of their meaning has been lost, but they have been used in the process of the former spellings, it is important that these ornamental motifs, which are still preserved, recounting symbolically in an ancient language, since the world. There have been influences from Banat, Moldova, Germany Russia and from other areas, then choosing in carpets, towels and others, numerous motifs, which, at one point are geometrized. 

Author Biography

Ionescu Lacramioara, Facultății de Design din Universitatea „Aurel Vlaicu” Arad