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 palm trees, painting Easter eggs, preparing an Easter basket, or pouring water in Śmigus Dyngusa.
Painting Easter eggs comes from old Slavic beliefs, where the egg was a symbol of vitality and new life. The green color is obtained from the decoction of young barley or wheat shoots. Each color of the Easter egg had its own meaning. Green-colored Easter eggs were given to boys who were still in primary school and kindergarten.
A green Easter egg from Opoczno, presenting one of the older forms of goose egg ornamentation, the batik technique. Easter egg decorated with a traditional, folk technique, consisting in painting patterns with beeswax, and then, after dyeing the egg, wiping the wax with a cloth, thanks to which fancy, hand-painted patterns remain on the colored surface. An invaluable advantage of these Easter eggs is the fact that thanks to the technique of production, which cultivates a long-standing, folk tradition, each egg is decorated with a completely unique pattern.
Easter egg made of goose egg shell.
The height of the shell ~ 9 cm
– Easter egg: goose egg shell
– box: decorative cardboard printed in the colors of Bombkarnia
Each of the elements was produced in Poland.
The egg is a unique handicraft, no two Easter eggs are the same, because it is human work. For each order, an Easter egg will be sent in the most similar color and design.
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