|Pajki ornament. Museum of Science and Industry, December 2010|
Real Conversation Between Myself and a Co-worker Over Lunch Today
So, any big plans for making holiday decorations this year?
Yes! I am determind to make a pajaki. Maybe out of water bottles. Or cardboard. I’m still deciding.
It’s a traditional Polish spiderweb.
The spiderweb isn’t for me, it’s for the baby Jesus.
No. It’s true.
No. Serious. I read all about it.
In a craft magazine. Or something.
No, I’m serious. Look at these pictures of pajakis on the Polish Christmas tree at the Museum of Science and Industry last year (I pull out my phone–see photos above and below)
Those ARE the spiderwebs.
No, those are candy or chandeliers or something.
They are candy spiderwebs.