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Symbols on Ukrainian Eggs


I have drawn some of the traditional designs I use. You will be able to find them or similar motifs on many eggs.

sun
sun
swastika
swastika
tripod
tripod
star or rose
star or rose
dots-stars
dots-stars
triangle
triangle
ribbon-belt
ribbon-belt
rake
rake
meander lines
meander lines
sieve
sieve
basket
basket
ladder
ladder
comb
comb
comb
comb
  spirals-bends (protection)
spirals-bends (protection)
spirals

spirals
cross
cross
trees
trees
grape vine
grape vine
leaves
leaves
oak leaf
oak leaf
flowers-stars
flowers-stars
stag (deer)
stag (deer)
grain
grain
stag (deer)
stag (deer)
ram
ram
rooster
rooster
horns
horns
wolves teeth
wolves teeth
horse
horse
churches
churches
       
Copyright 1999 Barbara Novak