Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs

Also Called Barn Hex Signs What Are Their Symbolism and Meanings? These Beautiful Folk Art Inspired Designs Have Important Symbolic Meanings Hex signs are described in the American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language as: Any of various painted round signs incorporating designs, such as stylized stars, rosettes, or wheels, thought … [Read more...]

History of the Barn Star

What Is Their Significance In North America? To follow the history of the barn star in North America, you must go back approximately 300 years when groups of religious refugees from the Rhine region of Germany migrated to south eastern Pennsylvania seeking religious freedom. These refugees included Amish and Mennonites - people of "plain" dress … [Read more...]