Jalousie -- this word in translation from French means not only «jalousies» but also «jealousy». There is a version, that jalousies were thought of by jealous husbands which hid beautiful wives from the impudent looks of escorts. Today jalousies are shutters or window shades from parallel plates – practically are traditional window shades. Jalousies are vertical and horizontal. They are made from fabrics, plastic, wood, metal, now appeared the combined -- multitexture jalousies. Strips which are usually made out of fabric and plastic and decorate varicoloured foil.