Folk Wisdom... Folk Arts... and words that want to be shared

Welcome to our Ninth Wave Arts Blog

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We aren't in a hurry, sometimes the greatest treasures are the little things that happen in between the moments.

Folk Arts in Season: Pysanky - Ukrainian Easter Egg Art

Pysanky is the ancient Ukrainian art of egg decorating. The tradition began in Pagan times and was integrated into Christianity. Decorating eggs was originally a way of honouring the seasonal shift towards spring. Eggs tucked into the land, hearth and livestock spaces, were offerings designed to...

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Folk Arts in Season: Martenitsa

Martenitsa is a charm made out of white and red twisted thread. It's a Bulgarian centuries old tradition celebrating Baba Marta (Grandmother Marta) that brings together mythology, agricultural wisdom and old pagan whispers. It’s about saying goodbye to winter and welcoming spring. It's...

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