Eggs are an indispensable attribute of such a holiday as Easter. It is the prototype of the universe and the symbol of life. Even in the earliest times, when Christianityhas not yet come to the Russian land, there was a tradition to brightly paint eggs and lay them on the young grass. The egg is a symbol of the natural renewal and appearance of life, this is how our ancestors believed. According to the Christian faith, the egg is a sign of the joyous joy of the Resurrection of God. Traditionally, eggs are stained on Pure Thursday, when there are still three days left until Easter. The meaning of the tradition of staining eggs can be understood from the ancient legend of Mary Magdalene. As the legend says, Mary came to the emperor of Rome Tiberius with the news of the miracle of the resurrection of Christ, and as a gift brought him an egg. Tiberius did not believe in the words of the poor woman, and then the egg colored red right before his eyes, and the red color, as you know, is a symbol of the blood that Jesus shed on the cross. Since that time, people have painted eggs, than they express their true faith in the resurrection of God. The process of painting eggs To make eggs festive, you can use a variety of ways. Now the market is full of all kinds of colors, stickers, stands, stencils and other attributes designed for decorating eggs. Eggs that were simply painted, popularly called "krasanki", and eggs with patterns - "pysanka." In order for the result of your creativity to be ideal, you need to correctly produce the process of staining. Before boiling eggs should be allowed to warm to room temperature, and the water in which they will be prepared, add a little salt to avoid damage to the shell. In order for the paint to lie flat, it is necessary to dry the eggs and wipe them with alcohol or a soap solution. And for shine it is necessary to process them with vegetable oil. To color eggs can already be usedfinished dyes, as well as some natural products. For example, it's all known onion husks, beet juice, turmeric and various berries and roots. But not everyone knows that when using a decoction of birch leaves, the eggs can be given a yellow color with a golden tint, and dried violets turn the eggs into purple krasinki. There is a way to paint eggs from the inside. To do this, they are boiled for a few minutes, then they take out and pierce the shell in various places with a needle, and then they are cooked in water, which was previously added with cloves, coriander seeds and cinnamon. To decorate eggs, you can even use the groats, you need to glue it to the surface and you will get a wonderful coat. For a beautiful pattern before painting the eggs, you can wrap the thread or attach to the surface a variety of stencils. In the end, you can put holiday eggs in the basket and decorate the composition with various green leaves, grass or wheat.