Ostrich Pysanka with traditional design elements and symbols.

(This ostrich pysanka is 18-1/4" 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.

Pine needles: eternal youth and health.

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

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

Flower: life, growth, beauty, love, caring, charity and good will.

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