Pysanki are Ukrainian Easter eggs made using a wax-resist technique similar to that of batik making.
applied to the raw egg using a funnel like tool called a kitska. The tool
is heated in a flame and the liquid wax is drawn onto the egg. Once the
design is applied, the egg is dipped into successively darker
each color, those areas to be saved are covered with additional wax.
The colors and designs all have traditional meanings. Nicole produces both traditional and contemporary designs. David has added his own touch by using Greek motifs in a black on red style similar to classical Greek vases.
We hope you enjoy these creations, born out of a 3000 year old tradition, and still alive and well in Central Louisiana.