Gypsies in Romania . There are Gypsies (or Rroms)
in all counties in România. The first written document
mentioning Gypsies in Romania dates from 1385.
- Gabor Gypsies in Central Transylvania, usually have fair
skin, blue eyes, light color (blond) hair. The girl modeling
the GABOR outfit is part Romanian, part German, part Hungarian,
part Gypsy, part Aromanian, part Bulgarian, part Serbian,
part Polish, and part Armenian, 100% American, and 110% beautiful..
- "Tigani lingurari" or LINGURARI Gypsies. Lingura=spoon.
In the past, some Gypsies of this group used to carve wood,
making spoons, bowls, milking stools. The outfit you see here
belongs to romanianmuseum.com. A similar "Lingurar Gypsy"
outfit could be seen at "Muzeul Tãranului Român"
- "Tigani cãldãrari" or CALDARARI Gypsies.
Cãldare=Cauldron. In the past, some Gypsies of this group
used to make cooper cauldrons. The outfit you see here belongs
to romanianmuseum.com. A similar "Cãldãrar
Gypsy" outfit could be seen at "Muzeul Astra "