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Pysanky Easter Egg decorations are an ancient form of folk art from the Ukraine. The word Pisanki means "Written" Eggs. Many of the delicate and intricate designs used have historic and religious symbolism. Pysanky eggs are carefully decorated using mixtures of beeswax and colorful natural dyes. Traditionally this art form is most popular during the springtime around Easter time. Pysanky Eggs make great gifts for family and friends.

Learn about these egg decorating traditions:

  • Mexican Cascarones, hollowed eggs filled with confetti
  • Pisanka, Slavic egg decorating
  • Polish pisanka
  • Russian pisanka
  • Ukrainian pysanka
  • Czech and Slovak Kraslica
  • Lithuanian Margutis
  • Fabergé egg