In 2006 the first museum of microminiature art in Russia "Russian Levsha" was founded by the International Craft Guild of Masters in Saint-Petersburg. Levsha is a hero of a Russian folktale. The story is about a peasant named Levsha who is such a craftsman that he is able to shoe a dancing flea.
The all exhibits of the unique collection are smaller than 1 mm. To see the art objects on the microscopic scale is possible only by means of magnifier embedded in display glass cases. The author Vladimir Aniskin (Novosibirsk) uses different trades of art and craft, such as blacksmithing, foundry, manufacturing glass, handling birch bark, jeweler's art. It is possible to see in collection of museum the classic of the genre of microminiature: the shoed flea, the camels in an eye of a needle, the text of 2 typing pages on a poppy seed, the rose on a cut of horsehair etc.