About Russian eggs

Did you know that colored Russian eggs have been given as gifts in Russia for more than a millennium? It’s true! Continue reading

Fun with Russian eggs

Some people collect beautiful Russian eggs and put them behind glass and dust them every once in awhile. Our collection is unique and attractive and deserves the attention, but don’t you want to have fun with your collection too? Continue reading

Egg-citing news about EGGS!

Floral Wooden EggEgg Nesting DollPisanki Eggs

Yay! Faberge eggs are fab for Easter! So are other Russian eggs! Stand out this year with different, fun, interesting, and/or religious Russian eggs! Continue reading

The History of Russian Pisanki Eggs



Throughout cultures far separated by geography, climate, and time, the egg has been a symbol of life only rivaled in use by the sun. The emergence of life from a seemingly inanimate, white, featureless object soon became naturally associated with the bounties of spring emerging from the hardships, and cold, of the winter. Not only was the egg tied to the dawn of spring, it was also, for obvious reasons, a metaphor for the emergence of life itself. The egg was seen as something to be revered, and beliefs eventually formed that to decorate, and protect an object of such sacredness, an object containing life itself, would bring good fortune and protection into ones own life.

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