Not only does the process of making pysanky eggs interest me, so does the symbolism. I used some of these symbols on ones I have made before. My favorite is the ladder (prosperity) and the rose (love and caring).
patterns for pysanka, Ukrainian Easter eggs decorated using a wax-resist method. design by Erast Binyashevsky, published in 1968 http://web.mac.com/lubap/Binyashevsky/Binyashevsky_Home.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pysanka #patterns #illustrations