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Hand painted wooden bijouterie with floral patterns

Wooden painted earrings - drops with flowers ornamets - Ukrainian Art Wooden painted earrings - drops with flowers ornamets - Ukrainian Art
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15.00 EUR
Fashion flower wooden beaded necklace, hand painted in ukrainian style Fashion flower wooden beaded necklace, hand painted in ukrainian style
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42.00 EUR
Wooden bead necklace, fashion hand painted with poppies flower wooden jewelry
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Wooden bead necklace, fashion hand painted with poppies flower wooden jewelry
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55.00 EUR
Wooden beaded bracelet with -green and gold, handmade folk wooden jewelry Wooden beaded bracelet with -green and gold, handmade folk wooden jewelry
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15.00 EUR
Wooden painted earrings - drops with pink flowers - Ukrainian Art Wooden painted earrings - drops with pink flowers - Ukrainian Art
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15.00 EUR
Round wooden Earrings with blue flowers design, hand painted Folk fashion ukrainian style Round wooden Earrings with blue flowers design, hand painted Folk fashion ukrainian style
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15.00 EUR
Original hair accessories made of wood with a floral pattern - hair clips - folk art Original hair accessories made of wood with a floral pattern - hair clips - folk art
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15.00 EUR
Hand painted brooche owl, made of wood and painted by hand Hand painted brooche owl, made of wood and painted by hand
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9.00 EUR
Folk style earrings drops in blue, handmade from wood and hand painted Folk style earrings drops in blue, handmade from wood and hand painted
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15.00 EUR
Wooden necklace, hand painted with flowers in Ukrainian style Wooden necklace, hand painted with flowers in Ukrainian style
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42.00 EUR
Bracelet beaded wooden on the elasic band, hand made, folk fashion, flower painting Bracelet beaded wooden on the elasic band, hand made, folk fashion, flower painting
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15.00 EUR
Wooden beaded bracelet with -black and grey, handmade folk wooden jewelry Wooden beaded bracelet with -black and grey, handmade folk wooden jewelry
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15.00 EUR
Wooden bracelet with -black and green - from hand painted beads Wooden bracelet with -black and green - from hand painted beads
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15.00 EUR
Round wooden Earrings, hand painted Folk fashion ukrainian style Round wooden Earrings, hand painted Folk fashion ukrainian style
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15.00 EUR
Round wooden Earrings with blue flowers, hand painted Folk fashion ukrainian style Round wooden Earrings with blue flowers, hand painted Folk fashion ukrainian style
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15.00 EUR
Hair pin - wooden painted hair accessory with floral design - ukrainian style Hair pin - wooden painted hair accessory with floral design - ukrainian style
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15.00 EUR
Hair clips - original hair accessory made of wood with a floral pattern - ukrainian art Hair clips - original hair accessory made of wood with a floral pattern - ukrainian art
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15.00 EUR
Wooden painted earrings - drops with red flowers - Ukrainian Art Wooden painted earrings - drops with red flowers - Ukrainian Art
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15.00 EUR
Wooden pin Bird, hand painted decoration Wooden pin Bird, hand painted decoration
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8.00 EUR
Folk style earrings drop in green, made of wood and hand painted, Ukrainian original art Folk style earrings drop in green, made of wood and hand painted, Ukrainian original art
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15.00 EUR
Folk style earrings Bird, wooden, hand painted Folk style earrings Bird, wooden, hand painted
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15.00 EUR
Funny cats wooden earrings cat , hand painted in ukrainian style Funny cats wooden earrings cat , hand painted in ukrainian style
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15.00 EUR
Wooden carnation earrings, hand painted Wooden carnation earrings, hand painted
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15.00 EUR
Brooche Bird, made of wood and painted in Ukraine Brooche Bird, made of wood and painted in Ukraine
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9.00 EUR

Petrykivka style painted decorations

We are delighted to offer you a collection of unique handmade fashion jewelry decorated with traditional Petrykivka style patterns. This is a rare case of ethnic art that becomes a part of your personal style and helps your individuality to shine through.

  • Those days when Petrykivsky painting could only be seen on room walls and household items are long gone. Nowadays one notices it on various souvenirs, Christmas decorations and - from now on – also on pendants, earrings, bracelets and rings. This way this art form is given a new life, once more becomes significant and, without any doubt, will be a new trend before you know it.
  • This ethnic handmade is attracting a fast growing army of adepts. However, if you are looking for something deeply traditional, something combining ancient as well as relatively new traditions and reflecting a typical Ukrainian’s worldview, Petrykivka painting is exactly what you need.
  • This technique appeared not so long ago and yet its deep connection to our ancestors and contemporaries is obvious. Simplistic but bright floral motifs convey a clear and always relevant message. Petrykivsky style fashion jewelry will be appropriate on many various occasions, even when presented to a person that does not share your other hobbies. Colorful and energetic, these will be perfect accessories to go with a casual daytime outfit, or a conservative evening dress, or even a bold futuristic look.
  • Every item is made of wood and hypoallergenic steel. These are eco friendly and absolutely harmless materials that do not cause allergies. The pattern is inserted using high-quality honey-based gouache and afterwards is covered with varnish. Every item is produced by a true artist and - since they are 100% handmade  - no two are alike. These are handmade items of the highest quality that will never go out of fashion and will serve you for a very long time.

Such a gift will make any girl happy. Unlike commonplace mass produced jewelry our products will be a precious gem topping off any image. This is an example of an inexpensive, but valuable gift. But what matters most of all is that every item is high quality.

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18 April 2020

Petrykivka painting: what makes this technique special?

Petrykivka painting: what makes this technique special?

Decorative painting is one of the brightest pages in the history of Ukrainian culture. Names of the artists from a small village in Dnipropetrovska oblast who has mastered this technique are widely known beyond our country. Why? Let’s see.

Graphic motives which at first were used mostly as wall ornaments soon became commonly used to decorate household objects, musical instruments, souvenirs and toys. Nowadays they can also be seen on textile and typographic products. There’s magic in these precise lines, contrastive colours and openwork patterns, bewitching and putting a beholder into a state of deep esthetic pleasure. Perhaps, that is where lies the secret of their popularity.

Despite the fact that the birth of this technique is usually dated the beginning of the twentieth century, it began developing long before that. A well defined set of recognizable images used in Petrykivsky painting came into existence as a result of the transfer of Zaporozhsky kossacks traditions from one generation to the next. First items decorated with it, which now can be seen in museums, date XVIII century.

Special traits of petrikivka style

Petrivka paining is recognizable mostly thanks to the predominance of floral patterns in it. Yet it’s not what makes it special. Images abound in non existing plants that are combinations of the elements of local flora (for instance, atraphaxis replicata or allium). Existing plants, such as roses, asters, bluettes, dahlias, vine leaves and clusters of snowball tree berries appear to be somewhat surreal. Featherlike leaves reminding fern are also a common element. Patterns are traditionally inserted on black, white or golden groundwork. Abundance of bright colours and richness of images are associated with prosperity, well-being and lightheartedness. This is the source of these items’ appeal.

Another unique characteristic is a refusal to draft sketches. Artists insert the pattern right away without drafting the lines of a future image. Most commonly used tools are thin brushes and stems. Some elements are introduced using nothing but fingers. The process of painting is often compared with meditation as it requires maximum concentration and confidence, smoothness and precision in every movement.

Symbolism in Petrykivka painting

Another distinctive feature of Petrykivka painting is its symbolic nature: every colour and pattern has its own meaning, which gives every painted object special significance. For instance, snowball symbolizes prosperity, hollyhock – fame and nobility, irises – a new beginning, a dawn of new life. Therefore, if you buy Petrykivka style painted gifts, they will be not only a home decoration, but also a sort of charm, your non verbal wishes expressed by the elements of the painting.

Worldwide famous

In 2013 this decorative technique originating from a small Ukrainian village was acknowledged a part of world’s intangible cultural heritage and was included in the corresponding list of UNESCO. This was a significant event for the whole Ukrainian nation giving us another reason to be proud of our history and culture.

Ukrainian gifts decorated with Petrykivka painting

Nowadays decorative painting on wood has become the most popular. Various souvenirs made using this technique can be found in thousands of houses in Ukraine and all over the world. The most original and commonly used items are painted jewel-boxes and Christmas tree decorations. Once canonical black groundwork is now replaced with a multitude of bright colours, which allows every artist to keep to his/her unique style using favourite colours and ornaments. However, the very fact that every such item is hand-crafted by a master of Petrykivsky style painting is enough to make it unique.

Gifts presented by Ukrgifts are made of natural wood, painted with honey-based paints and then glazed with mat or sleek lacquer. They are fully hand crafted and reflect all the richness and uniqueness of Ukrainian culture. Their value is beyond any doubt.