Star Symbols

 

Points of light

Stars are called either zirky or zvizdy when they are used as symbols; some church texts have insisted that the term “”zvizda” is used only when referring to the Bethlehem star.

Stars are represented in two ways on pysanky, and in Ukraine of folk art in general.  The first is by simple dots--although dots can have several designations, including cuckoos’ eggs, Mary’s tears,




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