Korale – the red beads
Korale beads (korale is the plural form of Polish koral, meaning coral) were introduced to Poland in the 19th to beginning of the 20th century. The most valuable pieces were mad
Standing with Ukraine
It is still hard to believe but there’s a war zone just three hours away from my home. Russians had invaded Ukraine and their attack is brutal and targeted to civil people, s
Third partition AKA Why my Polish ancestors stated they were from…?
This is one of the most asked questions: WHY MY POLISH ANCESTORS STATED THEY WERE FROM RUSSIA OR AUSTRIA? The short answer is: because of the Third Partition POLAND DIDN'T EXIST
Origins / meanings of Polish surnames
Polish surnames have been developed from four major sources. These four sources are as follows: a) Patronymic and Matronymic – usually derived from a person’s given n