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.
Painting Easter eggs comes from old Slavonic 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.
Hand-painted hen egg shell with a subtle picture of lily of the valley on a white background. Thanks to a green ribbon, it can be hanged on a twig.
The height of the shell ~ 6 cm
– Easter egg: an 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.