Pysanka (from the verb “pysaty” – “to write”,) is a famouse and known worldwide Ukrainian Easter egg that is made on Spring Holidays from ancient pre-Christian times. Pysanka is decorated with traditional ethnic Ukrainian folk ornaments. Every region and family have their own styles and and technologies. Symbols are written with beeswax by stylus (“pysachok”, “pysak”, “pysal’tse”, “kistka”), using a wax-resist method.
About The Author
Lilia Tiazhka (aka Lilka Sky) is a nutritionist, specialist of wellbeing, chef and founder of Etnocook Ukrainian Traditional Ethnic Cuisine
28th June 2015
23rd February 2021