Ukrainian neck ornaments: history and symbols

  2016/04/25 — 12:45 • CULTURE, HISTORY, UKRAINE https://web.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?app_id=&channel=http%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2Fr%2FlY4eZXm_YWu.js%3Fversion%3D42%23cb%3Df36eca0fd804414%26domain%3Deuromaidanpress.com%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Feuromaidanpress.com%252Ff19e3d048b9f5a8%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=550&href=http%3A%2F%2Feuromaidanpress.com%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2Fukrainian-neck-ornaments-history-and-symbols%2F&layout=button_count&locale=en_US&ref=above-post&sdk=joey&share=true&width=960 Beaded necklaces (namysto) are one of the oldest forms of women’s ornaments in Ukraine. They have many names – monysto, busy, korali – testifying to their long history and important role in Ukrainian culture. They are not just adornments, but also carried deep symbolic significance. Traditionally,…

Secret ancestral codes: 12 main symbols in Ukrainian embroidery

Treti Pivni Master Workshop  2016/05/19 — 14:35 • CULTURE, UKRAINE How very colourful and varied the contemporary vyshyvanka! It can be one colour or many-coloured, richly or delicately patterned, embroidered with flowers or geometric forms… But, do we actually know what these intricate patterns adorning our clothes mean, how ancient their origins are, what they…