Petite Pysanky Gourmet Chocolates

Gourmet Chocolates

The colorful patterns on these bonbons are in the Ukrainian Easter egg tradition and a beautiful addition to any Easter celebration. Enjoy with your eyes and then savor unique taste combinations. Handcrafted dark, milk and white chocolates complement six complex flavors, including anise, berry, coconut and macadamia. Crafted by Chocolat Moderne in New York, each 1" piece is a distinct taste journey and extremely satisfying! Clear rounds in two sizes: small has 8 pieces and large has 24.

When shipping chocolate in warm weather (April – October) we strongly urge adding POLAR PACKS. To order Polar Packs, click on the info link below and add recommended quantity to cart

  • Chocolate Pysanky 8-pieces (small) (Item #2658)
  • $16.00
  • Out of Stock
  • Chocolate Pysanky 24-pieces (large) (Item #2659)
  • $42.00
  • Out of Stock
Easter (Pascha)

Easter (called Pascha in the Eastern churches) is the most important religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. According to Christian scripture, Jesus rose from the dead on the third day from his crucifixion; this resurrection is celebrated on Easter Sunday. Easter also refers to the season of the church year called Eastertide or the Easter Season, the period of fifty days from Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday. The first week of the Easter Season is known as Easter Week or the Octave of Easter (Bright Week or Renewal Week in Eastern usage). Easter also marks the end of Lent, a season of fasting, prayer, and penance.

Easter is a moveable feast, meaning it is not fixed in relation to the civil calendar. The First Council of Nicaea (325) established the date of Easter as the first Sunday after the full moon (the Paschal Full Moon) following the vernal equinox. Ecclesiastically, the equinox is reckoned to be on March 21. The date of Easter in the West therefore varies between March 22 and April 25. Eastern Christianity bases its calculations on the Julian Calendar whose March 21 corresponds, during the 21st century, to April 3 in the Gregorian Calendar, in which calendar the celebration of Easter therefore varies between April 4 and May 8. In most years, the Eastern Pascha falls after the Western Easter, and it may be as much as five weeks later; occasionally, the two dates coincide.

Easter is linked to the Jewish Passover not only for much of its symbolism but also for its position in the calendar and, in most languages, its name. Pascha is a transliteration of a Greek word derived from the Hebrew pesach, both words meaning Passover. The origin of the English term "Easter" comes from the Germanic name for the month in which the Christian feast usually fell, which was named for the pagan goddess Eostre.

Perhaps the earliest extant primary source referencing Easter is a mid-2nd century Paschal homily attributed to Melito of Sardis, which characterizes the celebration as a well-established one. Evidence for another kind of annual Christian festival, the commemoration of martyrs, begins to appear at about the same time. But while martyrs' days were celebrated on fixed dates in the local solar calendar, the date of Easter was fixed by means of the local Jewish lunisolar calendar. This is consistent with the annual celebration of Christ's resurrection having begun during Christianity's earliest, Jewish period.

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Shipping Wt. 0.50 lbs.
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When shipping chocolate in warm weather (April – October) anywhere in the country, we strongly urge adding two polar packs for each box of chocolate. These low-moisture, non-sweating packs keep the product cool during UPS transit times of 1 to 2 days.

We cannot guarantee the product without them or during transit times longer than 2 days.

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Beautiful and yummy
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Mar 20, 2016  |  By mary agnes
Very good quality and beautiful. Much smaller than I expected.
mary agnes