Easter in Poland is a church holiday, celebrating the Paschal mystery. For others, it is also a springtime relaxation. The holiday is full of traditions and folk customs, which, depending on the region, have their color and patterned counterparts. We decorate houses using symbols, we cultivate old customs. The most popular ones are: making a palm tree, painting Easter eggs, preparing an Easter basket, or pouring water into Śmigusa Dyngusa.
Easter eggs – eggs come from old Slavic beliefs, where the egg was a symbol of vitality and new life. It mediated between the human world and gods and spirits. In the cultural aspect of decorating Easter eggs, it is worth emphasizing that they feature stylized plant motifs: twigs, trees, flowers, animals. They all evoke meanings – trees of life, they also indicate the role of eggs in symbolic restoration of life after the winter phase of sleep.
The ceramic egg was made by a Polish artist – plastic artist. Decoupage is a decorative technique that consists in properly sticking cut pieces of paper and napkins on a previously properly prepared surface.
The height of the egg ~ 9.5 cm
– Easter egg: ceramic
– box: decorative cardboard printed in the colors of Bombkarnia
Each of the elements was produced in Poland.