Pijo and Penda symbol of the Bulgarian holiday Baba Marta

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Vector illustration of typical Bulgarian Martenitsa Pijo and Penda made from white and red wool yarn. She is an ancient symbol and bring magic power. In ancient times she was made of wool or cotton, as the classic combination between red and white.  In some regions of Bulgaria are found variations and blue and white and blue and red.  Martenitsa can also be in one color - pure white or pure red.  In the Rhodope ethnographic folklore area pieces are made of different colored threads. The two dolls are tied with red and white thread in the form of an inverted eight. It is a symbol of infinity and is used in wedding ceremonies. This dictates newlyweds to always be together, to enjoy of good health, to be in love forever and have many children. Isolated objects over white background.

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Vector illustration of typical Bulgarian Martenitsa Pijo and Penda made from white and red wool yarn. She is an ancient symbol and bring magic power. In ancient times she was made of wool or cotton, as the classic combination between red and white. In some regions of Bulgaria are found variations and blue and white and blue and red. Martenitsa can also be in one color - pure white or pure red. In the Rhodope ethnographic folklore area pieces are made of different colored threads. The two dolls are tied with red and white thread in the form of an inverted eight. It is a symbol of infinity and is used in wedding ceremonies. This dictates newlyweds to always be together, to enjoy of good health, to be in love forever and have many children. Isolated objects over white background.