The Russian art of lacquer miniature is rooted in remote ages. It is a part of the rich popular spiritual culture. Lacquer painting is an irrepitable element of the artistic surrounding, in which Russians live, and their sacrement to the beauty of the world. Literature, arts, history, customs and traditions assisted Laquer miniature in its historic evolvement and sophisticated development. It is worldly known for the elegance of its forms, fine brush mastery and the poetry of images. Russian lacquer miniature boxes we carry come from different artists, who graduated from well known Russian schools of lacquer miniature such as Fedoskino, Palech, Mstyora and Kholui. Lacquer miniature boxes in our store are authentic Russian, made out of paper-mache only, are of high quality and PAINTED BY HAND!