Photo Gallery: Lusatian & Lithuanian Style Eggs

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All of these eggs were made by Jodi Smith, in the traditional Lusatian (also known as “Wendish” or “Sorbian”) style of the ethnic Slavic people of eastern Germany.

basket of Wendish eggs
basket of Wendish eggs, book chapter
Duck eggs in the Lusatian style
Bowl of Lusatian eggs
natural-dyed Lusatian eggsnatural dyed Lusatian eggs

These two pictures show eggs dyed with traditional natural dyes.  Some of these eggs were displayed at the Texas Wendish Heritage Society Museum.


bowl of Lithuanian-style eggs
These are decorated in the Lithuanian style – with wax patterns made entirely by the head of a pin dipped in melted wax.