Ukrainian Easter Egg.
Chicken Pysanka # 23
|Chicken Pysanka with traditional design elements and symbols.
Cross: symbol of life. Always symbolic of the Christian faith.
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.
Basket: suggests contained knowledge, motherhood, the giver of life and gifts.
Swastika: is a symbol of happiness, blessings, good fortune and good will. The swastika is often seen with rounded corners or in the form of the windmill or maltese cross.