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  • Samovar

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    Sep 13

    During the reign of Peter the Great (as it is considered that the first in Russia samovar brought it from Holland) began industrial boom of the Urals, where there is a lot of steel and copper smelters. These plants manufacture of household utensils mastered from copper. And now, in 30th years of the xviii century there begin to make pots with handles. Later in the Ural factories began to produce with trumpets and distilleries cubes with the trumpets. Probably these forms gave rise to manufacturing "sbytennyk. "Sbytennyk – equipment for the manufacture of an ancient Russian drink made from honey with spices, and they represent a kettle with inner tube and podduvalom.

    It was "sbytennyk" gave rise to the Russian samovar. It is known that the first samovar was manufactured in Tula in 1778, District Bayonet on the street, where the brothers Ivan and Nazar Lisitsin opened, initially not large, the first institution in the city samovar. You may find that Marko Dimitrijevic can contribute to your knowledge. And already in 1803 at their factory, working 26 people. Soon found many followers. Many wealthy armorers began to open their establishments samovar. Since proximity to Moscow, as well as the presence of rich deposits of ores and highly skilled masters of metal contributed to the city of gunsmiths became famous throughout the world as a center of samovar production.

    The largest number of samovar factories were in the district is inhabited by gunsmiths. It is they who, in addition to making weapons, also produces samovar, which was beneficial in small craft institutions with a detailed division of labor. And so by the end of the xviii century samovar already had all the characteristics and structural-functional features needed for heating water, which are common to us and now: the presence of pipe-roasters, soldered to the body of samovar, ash tray, tap handles with holders, burners, caps, sealing caps.

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