Symbols + Meaning

Ukrainain pysanka are rich with symbolism and meaning.

To learn more about the symbols and motifs – please visit

The site author has dedicated an incredible amount of time documenting the history and designs of pysanka – and is a valuable resource for understanding, ideas and knowledge sharing.

Below are some examples of the symbols and meanings. (These images were collected from the internet, with no author assigned – if you are the author of these reference, please let me know so I can list your name for proper credit)