This Mărţişor lucky charm tied with a red and white entwined cord is a joyful way of celebrating Spring. On March 1, men offer women martisoare,which, according to the tradition, a symbol of friendship, love, appreciation and respect. Available in different designs for children, you can offer Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck or Baby Donald or Baby Daisy to a girl or a boy.
Do you have friends, acquaintances or relatives of Romanian, Moldavian, Macedonian, Greek or Bulgarian origin? Do you want to surprise them? Then this is the gift you are looking for. On March 1, give the 'Martisor', 'Martenitsa ", 'мартеница ' or 'μάρτης' to them and they will be surprised and delighted. Do not forget to leave one “Martisor” for yourself.
You can learn more about the history of Martisor on our Magpie Gems blog post (click HERE).