‘Biryusinka’ factory was founded in 1942 and now it is one of the leading producers of toys, carnival costumes for children and adults and Christmas tree decorations in Russia.
It is the only factory of its type in Siberia.
In this department, they make toys of plastisol.
Parts of future toys are drying out.
Yes, it seems like we’ve been transported into the past.
They paint toy parts manually.
Close to a thousand of people used to work for this factory and now there are less than one hundred of employees. The main reason is that there is no demand for their goods because the market is occupied by cheap and low quality Chinese products.