Amish Barn Stars
Amish Barn Star History and Meaning
Add a touch of Amish Country to your home with these beautiful Amish Made Barn Stars. Although the history of the barn star is still a mystery, the most popular belief is that they are a sign of "Good Fortune", "Welcome", and "Peace". The meaning of barn stars, according to Amish legend, can be traced back to the 1700’s in Pennsylvania. After the Civil War is when barn stars became the most popular. Older barns would have a decoration in the shape of a star mounted on the outside and often represented the name of the barn builder. The original star shape was a three or four-pointed star, but that changed over the years to a five-pointed star which is displayed above in the making of AmishBasketsandBeyond.com barn stars.
The Color of the Amish Barn Star Has Meaning
The colors of the barn stars have meaning in Amish communities. The meaning of each color is as follows:
Black - protection, also used to blend or bind elements together
Brown - mother earth, also can mean friendship and strength.
Navy - protection, peace, calmness and spirituality
Red - emotions, passion, charisma, lust and also creativity
Orange - abundance in career, projects and matters needing an added push
Green - growth, fertility, success in things and ideas that grow
White - purity, power of the moon, allows energy to flow freely
Yellow - health in body and mind, love of man and the sun, connection to God
Our Amish Barn Stars Come in a Variety of Colors and Sizes
Our Amish barn stars comes in a variety of colors and sizes and are made of heavy gauge steel and are painted with a high-grade exterior latex paint and are powder-coated to prevent rust and resist the elements. They will hold up for years to come. Each star has a metal strip welded on the back for hanging.
There is no assembly required for the 10, 16, and 24" stars. The 40 and 53" stars only require quick and easy assembly. Simply lay the wings on top of each other and screw together. Instructions and screws are included.
Free Shipping on our Barn Stars Every Day
Because our Amish barn stars are made to order, please allow two weeks for your order to ship. Shipping is Free.