Ladybird. The Greek Symbol of Easter and Spring

Celebrate Spring with unique style

Ladybird-Spring-Greek-TraditionIn Greece the Ladybird is called ‘’pasxalitsa’’, because it is found abundantly in Eastertime. The Ladybird is the unique symbol of both Greek Easter and Springtime and it represents such good things as love, peace and prosperity.

Most commonly it’s best known as an emblem of luck. When a Ladybird lands on you, it is said your wish will come true. Some Greek people believe that a Ladybird found inside the house means that a son will soon be born. If it demises then the child will be a girl.

Another, old tradition, also, holds the belief that if a Ladybird caught and then released, will faithfully fly to your true love and whisper your name in their ear. Upon hearing the Ladybird’s message your true love will hurry to your side.

Greek folklore also has it that the Ladybird is a symbol of protection.

Ancient farmers of the land have considered this insect a good omen as it controls aphid populations. The number of spots on its wings foretell how successful the coming harvest will be.

Last but not least, the Ladybird is also a common symbol of friendship because it is a natural helper in gardens, and works in harmony with nature.

Without a shadow of a doubt, finding a ladybird is a good sign that will be sure to bring positive events in your life. And It is with this inspiration that we created the Zayiana Ladybird Bracelet collection. -So that good fortune will follow you wherever you go! 

Rania Lianou

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *