Ukrainian Easter egg decorating (pysanky) involves a complex and delicate
process that can turn farm-bought eggs into vibrant works of
Few have mastered this ancient art form with the expertise and
dedication of South Dakota artist Lillian Hellickson. Through
a complex series of wax applications,
consisting of free-hand drawing, dye baths,
and varnishing, she is able to create heirloom-quality pieces
that showcase her wonderfully detailed designs.
These Ukrainian Eggs (pysanky) are exquisite, delicate
treasures for any home and/or collector. Each egg is an original design, signed
and dated by the artist. The dyes used for the egg designs are of high-intense
color. The sharpness of the color is superbly matched with other colors
At special request, the hand-decorated eggs can be personalized.
These pysanky eggs will look beautiful displayed anywhere in your home,
especially a china cabinet. The simple holders (sold separately) magnificently
display the eggs without taking away from their beauty. Display the intricately
designed Ukrainian pysanky around holidays or all year long. A single egg or a
cluster of signed eggs will make a beautiful table centerpiece.