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Pysanky Ukrainian Easter egg color meanings

White Signified purity, light, rejoicing, virginity, innocence, and birth Black A sacred color, it represents absolute, constancy, eternity or the womb, associated with the “other world,” and death but not in a negative sense. Red Positive color signifying action, fire, charity, spiritual awakening also the sun and the joy of life and love and the… Read More »

Pysanky Ukrainian Easter egg color order

There are an almost innumerable number of dye sequences that can be created, as there are some many different colors of dye today. Most traditional pysankarky worked with a limited palette, as they used natural dyes and didn’t have as much to choose from as we do today. Most traditional pysanky had only a few… Read More »