Old women dressed in traditional Tinsmith costume

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Old women dressed in traditional Tinsmith costume, wearing colorful headscarf, traditional signs of a married woman at the annual "bride market" at Bachkovo monastery, near Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The Tinsmiths are spread all over the country. Holydays, like the  day of Assumption of the Virgin Mary are one of the reasons for them to gather together. Though the annual reunion is known as the Tinsmith's "bride market", many people come here just to meet each other. Some extended families sit and chat while young people walk around talking to their peers.
Old women dressed in traditional Tinsmith costume, wearing colorful headscarf, traditional signs of a married woman at the annual "bride market" at Bachkovo monastery, near Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The Tinsmiths are spread all over the country. Holydays, like the day of Assumption of the Virgin Mary are one of the reasons for them to gather together. Though the annual reunion is known as the Tinsmith's "bride market", many people come here just to meet each other. Some extended...
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