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. 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 white background of the Easter egg is enlivened by the intense red of small ladybugs and the ribbon on which the Easter egg is hung. Hand-painted chicken egg shell decorated with a colorful motif made of ladybugs and yellow flowers. To facilitate the creation of spring decorations, the shell is hung on a ribbon. T
he height of the shell ~ 6 cm
– Easter egg: egg shell from a hen’s egg
– 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.