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Ukraine Culture 102 in Photos: Ukrainian Dress, Ukrainian Eggs

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Decorating Ukrainian Eggs - Wax Removal Method
Making Pysanky, Ukrainian Eggs

Making Pysanky, Ukrainian Eggs

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Making Ukrainian eggs is a laborious process. Eggs are decorated using a wax removal method. The designs are drawn onto the egg using a special stylus called a kitska. Then the eggs are dyed. The wax is melted away, leaving the design to show through the dye.

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