Russian Egg - Russian Easter Eggs
Our selection of Russian Easter eggs are crafted with magnificent colors and range in geometric and traditional hand painted designs. Not everyone has the extensive time to decorate your own, so we provide an enormous selection of beautiful already painted crafts.
These hand made eggs can represent a regional significance, landmarks, animals, landscapes or other scenes. Some of our Russian eggs also portray blooming flowers, the beautiful seasons of the year, churches or simply a traditional holiday ornament design. Just like many other cultures have for decades, you can now exchange beautiful hand painted eggs with your loved ones with warm wishes.
Russian eggs have been given as popular gifts for many years. There is a great tradition that has been passed down from biblical times. It has been associated with Christian tradition, but it has also been associated with the symbolism of transitioning. There is the symbol of the departure from life to the spiritual existence in the afterlife. It symbolizes the power of Jesus Christ.
Russian Easter eggs are obviously connected to lots of religious symbolism. This is one of the reasons that many of the eggs are decorated with flowers that have bloomed. It represents new life and the renewing of the spirit.
The floral wooden eggs are the most common tradition in Russia. Lots of these eggs are handcrafted pieces that are exquisite in detail. Many of these eggs are exclusive to Russia. Visitors that come to the area will often acquire these eggs as souvenirs. There are folktales about Russian Eggs and how these hand painted symbols are associated with good luck. That is another reason that many people are anxious to acquire the eggs.
The tradition has been long associated with the story of Mary Magdalene giving an egg to the Russian Emperor. It was a symbol of the resurrection. That is why there is a great emphasis
Russian Easter eggs. Much of the decoration of the colors is also associated with the encounter between Mary and the Russian Emperor Tuberous. The story connected with the legacy of the eggs stated that the emperor did not believe in the resurrection of Christ. He compared the rising of Christ from the grave to that of an egg turning red. The emperor deemed both things to be impossible. It is folklore that the egg that he received from Mary turned red at the very moment that he uttered those words. This led to a legacy of colorful eggs that were decorated to further symbolize the connection with new life.
The artists that have painted these eggs down through the years have made a very bold impact on Russian culture.
There was a time when these eggs were presented as gifts to royal families. Today these various eggs are painted and often sold as souvenirs. Other eggs are painted and passed down through generations in families as keepsakes for good luck.
There are many different stories associated with this Russian tradition, but the resurrection of Christ is the most well known link to these beautifully colored eggs. The original egg that Mary gave to the emperor was a white egg. Today the colorful eggs are a grand expression of the victory that Christ had over death. The eggs were part of Russian Orthodox culture that spread throughout the world.