Rural blacksmiths – the mysterious people. Unlike, say, a farmer who plows, sows, reaps and harvest, the blacksmith is only concerned with his own business and no more. Yes, and forge pose, usually in the suburbs, somewhere away from the village. Abkhazia has blacksmithing has always been considered a sacred profession, and forge itself a place where people prayed and made sacrifices to the gods. Profession, this is passed on from generation to generation, and strangers in it are not allowed.Last Sunday we arrived at the outskirts of the village Blabyrhua in Gudauta region of Abkhazia, to see how the village blacksmith, father and son, Vladimir, and Daur Hutaba. Generally, the smiths do not work Sundays, but for the guests from Moscow made an exception.