|Easter Eggs Examples|
of decorating Easter eggs is one of Romanian traditional arts maybe the
greatest art in the pure sense of this term. Because if the folk costumes
are closely related human life, with his needs, having a functional role
which transcends the decorative role. The art of decorating Easter eggs is
cultivated only to obtain the beauty whiteout any obligations.
Easter eggs are kept all over the year nice placed in vases realising a colouristic effect in Romanian house.
Natural because the egg is the symbol of creation a primordial element a vital nucleus including the mystery of fecundity so as an expression of the beauty, harmony and the cosmic perfection.
There are four categories:
Monochrome: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, violet;
monochrome easter eggs are named “merisoare” (cowberry) or “dragostea
fetelor” (girls love).
-series of animals (figures or representations of different life forms: bees, frog, snake, snail, fish, goat, rooster, horse, fly, goose’s paw, rooster’s comb, deer’s antlers
-series of vegetal motifs: includes pine leaf, oak leaf, clover, snowdrop, cowslip, carnation, grain ear , kernel
-series of tools: fork, reel, staff, shovel, plough
-series of industrial ornaments: folds
-series of other ornaments: wallets, belts, lost ways.
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Last modified: March 21, 2000