Russian toys - traditional Dyumkovo toys
Dyumkovo toys are well known traditional Russian ancient toys.
Toys produced of high - quality clays at Sergiev - Posad monastery region of Russia.
Historians have not exact data on appearance of toys production at the region.
However, it is well - known toys was produced at that region before even Christianity appeared in Russia at 8-9th century.
Some historians believe toys was produced for ancient tribes celebrations or for religious reasons.
One of legends is:
Long time ago two armies met at the region.
That was friendly armies, but due to night mistake and next - friendly fighting happened, and many died.
At that, pre- chrisian times, Russian tribes had tradition of public funeral with fire and funeral fest.
As a remembrance about that friendly fighting and funeral fest followed,
each year celebration with toy warriors and toy arms occured.
That was the beginning of Dyumkovo toys, cause stable demand happened and toys was mass - produced as a result.