Photo Essay

Ukrainian Eggs


I love the attention to detail that it takes to paint a Ukrainian egg. You need a steady hand, talent and lots of patience. Painting these eggs is a craft I don't have the steady hand for, but I can take photos of these intricate pieces of art utilizing my own talents. I love the fine lines of each piece and the color coordination. I have learned that each egg is symbolic and has special meaning. My neighbor has been giving my family these eggs every year for about thirty years. I look forward to receiving more each year, and am happy I could do them some justice my sharing their sophisticated beauty with others.

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  • Renee Rocole

    Renee Rocole gave props (9 Oct 2009):

    Interesting and Beautiful!

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (2 Nov 2009): and story.

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