Exploring Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online

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    Silver-colored flower earrings with a bead of red colored glass in the center. From the Poltava region.
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    White metal floral-pattern earrings made through casting/engraving.
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    A handmade, cotton and hemp threaded women’s coral necklace from the Poltava region.
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    A white flower crown with small pink and blue flowers for a wedding
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    This 20th century Ukrainian flower crown originated in Podilla. It was hand made using wire, paper, and encaustic painting with wax. It is a beautiful depiction of lilies of the valley woven into a crown. In Ukraine, the lily is symbolic of innocence and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Because of this, It was not uncommon for these flower crowns to be worn at weddings by women, symbolizing purity as they entered their marriage.
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    A handmade women’s necklace. Made from wool and strands of glass beads woven into a geometric pattern.
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    A large coin-shaped pendant hung on a ribbon and made of white and yellow metal. Worn as an accessory. From Cherkasy Oblast.
  • https://gallery.sucho.org/files/original/barmy-miku.jpg

    This necklace has four medallions depicting religious icons. It was found c. 1900 near the village of Sakhnivka in the Cherkasy region.
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    A nacre (mother of pearl) necklace made with hemp thread and white metal.
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    A gerdan, a necklace used as either as decoration or protection. A red ribbon with red, orange, green, and black beads sewn in geometric shapes.
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