With Christmas and New Year upon us, it is time to take care of the Christmas tree. For those willing to do something other than the usual red-and-gold decor, the Kyiv Post tracked down the Ukrainian manufactures selling the decorations that will make one’s Christmas tree stand out.
Koza Dereza shop
Ethnic souvenir manufacturer Koza Dereza offers handmade Christmas décor in traditional Ukrainian style, like Christmas stars (Hr 155 apiece) made of ash tree and hand-painted. Also on sale are the sets of Christmas tree ornaments dedicated to “The Nutcracker” fairy tale (Hr 773), simple and quaint decorations in the shapes of bagels, huts, grasshoppers, goats, firebird made of fabric and decorated in festive gold and silver colors (Hr 105 apiece).