Ostrich Pysanka with traditional design elements and symbols.

(This ostrich pysanka is 17" in height circumference.)

Rose or star: signify purity, life, the giver of light, the center of all knowledge as well as beauty, elegance and perfection. In the Christian context, the star or rose becomes the herald of Christ's birth, a symbol of God's love toward man.

Sun and stars: symbolize life itself; growth and good fortune.

Cross: symbol of life. Always symbolic of the Christian faith.

Ukrainian Easter Eggs. Ostrich Pysanky.
Compare to goose and chicken eggs.

Ukrainian Easter Egg Art. Ostrich pysanka. Front view
Ukrainian Easter Egg. Hand painted Ostrich pysanka. Side view
Different views of the same egg.