Influence of Russian Culture on The Development of Ukrainian Goldsmithing in the 17th-19th Centuries




Jewellery Art, Culture, Compositions, Destructive Manifestations, ornament


The purpose of this article is to study the destructive manifestations of the Moscow state's influence on Ukraine, in particular its culture and goldsmithing industry. The scientific methods used in this study included analysis, synthesis, induction, deduction, terminological research principle, historical, historiographical method and generalization. The research examined the influence of Russian culture on representatives of the Ukrainian jewellery industry, the development of the precious metals sector in the country, and the general state of goldsmithing under the direct influence of first Muscovy, then the Russian Empire. The paper reveals destructive aspects of the Russian pressure on the creation of the creative heritage of representatives of the art of goldsmithing and Ukrainian culture in general. The research identified elements of Russia's influence on the goldsmith culture of Ukraine in the form of requirements to include elements of another country's culture in the manufacture of jewellery. The research revealed the negative consequences of the Russian pressure on Ukrainian culture, which led to the levelling of the art of goldsmithing in Ukraine.


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Kostiuchenko, K. (2023). Influence of Russian Culture on The Development of Ukrainian Goldsmithing in the 17th-19th Centuries. Herança, 7(1), 12–20.



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