What a beautiful combination of pysanka and embroidery ! , Ukraine, from Iryna
Pysanka, Pysanky Egg by Oleh K.
Pysanky pysanky A note on pronunciation, despite what you may have heard on television, a supplier of pysanky tools or from an instructor in a local class, “Pysanka” is correctly pronounced “Pih-sahn-kah” with the plural “Pih-sahn-kih”. All with short vowels. The term “pysanky” is not, never was, nor will it ever be correctly pronounced “pie-SAN-kee or pizz-an-ki”
Sixty Score of Easter Eggs Table 64, #11 todeirdre.com
My father's mother did beautiful pysanky - much like these, with very geometric patterns. Not so much the animals and birds. Pysanky,Hand painted Ukranian Easter eggs (National Geographic | April 1972)
ukrainian easter eggs, this one best represents the region my Mother's family was from in the Ukraine. Wheat sheaths mean good health and a bountiful harvest.
Ukranian Ukrainian Easter Egg...I made several of these eggs (not nearly as complex and gorgeous as the ones pictured here) at a Clergywomen's Retreat in Vermont. Both broke before the egg inside the shell solidified or disappeared...whatever happens to the raw egg inside the shell!
Set of 3 Decorated Green Chicken Eggs, Drop Pull Pysanky, Wax Embossed Chicken Pysanky