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The custom of marțisor, ancestral symbol of an old scenario of renewing time on the threshold of spring, is linked, according to tradition, to the moment of death and the symbolic birth of a local female deity - Baba Dochia. Mărțisor is also the name populară of March, the month of the beginning of the agricultural year.

The custom of the martishor has survived to the present day, but not to the sensibility of another date.

 

În credința populară, mărțișorul simbolizează funia anului care adună, prin împletirea celor două fire, cele 365 de zile calendaristice._cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_The colors white and red represent the two opposite seasons, winter and summer. In the old traditional societies, only these two basic seasons are known, spring and autumn being considered seasons of transition. the thread of the days of the year, spun by Baba Dochia while climbing the mountain with the sheep, similar to the thread of man's life spun at birth by the bear. 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_the cold of winter that was ending, and the red one the heat of summer that naturally followed in the calendar.

 

The martisor was a symbol worn with much dignity and solemnity by members of traditional society, who avoided any uncivilized behavior during the period when the martisor adorned their clothing.

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