DandylionEggs

Traditional and Contemporary Pysanky (Ukrainian Eggs)

Renton, Washington 97 Sales On Etsy since 2007

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DandylionEggs

Traditional and Contemporary Pysanky (Ukrainian Eggs)

Renton, Washington | 97 Sales

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Sarah A.

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Sarah A.

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Otherwise known as “Pysanky”, Ukrainian Eggs are an ancient art form still practiced today. These are done in the traditional way of using beeswax and dye in a wax resistant process, or batik-like process, on blown eggs. The whole process takes many hours to complete, the total time depending on the intricacy of the design. The symbols and colors decorating the eggs have special meanings, and can often mean many different things.

If you would like more info on Pysanky or to see more pictures of eggs please visit my website at www.dandylioneggs.com.

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Last updated on Dec 3, 2019

Thank you for stopping by my shop!

Otherwise known as “Pysanky”, Ukrainian Eggs are an ancient art form still practiced today. These are done in the traditional way of using beeswax and dye in a wax resistant process, or batik-like process, on blown eggs. The whole process takes many hours to complete, the total time depending on the intricacy of the design. The symbols and colors decorating the eggs have special meanings, and can often mean many different things.

If you would like more info on Pysanky or to see more pictures of eggs please visit my website at www.dandylioneggs.com.

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About DandylionEggs

Sales 97
On Etsy since 2007

I started making Ukrainian Eggs around 1999 when I came across a book and kit on how to make them, and gave it to my grandmother, who had some geese and loved to decorated their eggs. Well, I ended up trying it myself and ever since, I have loved to make pysanky whenever I have time in my busy life! I enjoy making traditional pysanky from many different design books as well as coming up with my own contemporary designs, and sometimes mixing up the two. I draw inspiration from anything I find beautiful or interesting. I love the symbolism and the different meanings that can go into the egg, as if the egg itself is telling a story, or giving someone a blessing or wishes for their life. So far, I have worked on quail, chicken, duck and goose eggs. One day I will gather the courage to tackle bigger eggs such as rhea, emu, and ostrich! I live with a husband, 2 kids, 2 dogs, a cat, fish and a gecko so finding the time to decorate eggs has been a challenge. I hope to continue doing it as long as I can! It's been very rewarding sharing them with others.

To see more about pysanky, visit my website at www.dandylioneggs.com.

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  • Sarah A.

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Shop policies

Last updated on December 14, 2019
Hi and welcome to my shop! Each egg comes with an egg stand or a finding attached with ribbon for hanging and wrapped in a gift box. If you would like me to attach a finding with ribbon to an egg that doesn't already have one, I will be happy to do it, just let me know.

A note on pricing: I try to price my eggs on a scale of how much time they took to make. The simple ones are generally lower priced, and the more intricate, complicated eggs that took much longer to make are higher priced.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Money Order
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and cancellations
Contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase
I don't accept exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
If for some reason you would like to return the egg, please return in good condition within 14 days. Please treat your egg gently! If the egg is lost or damaged due to shipping, please contact me as soon as possible so that I can make a claim.
Payment
My preferred method of payment is paypal. I will accept money orders and will ship the order after payment has cleared.

If payment has not been made within 7 days of the order date, then I will cancel the order and place the item back up for sale. If you can't pay right away, please contact me to let me know your method of payment and when I can expect it.
Shipping
I usually ship the next day after I receive payment.

Shipping for Eggs:

TO THE U.S.

Single egg Purchases - USPS First Class Package Services (2-5 days) with the option to upgrade to Priority Mail (1-3 days).

2 or 3 Egg Purchases - Priority mail (1-3 days). Any shipping overcharges will be refunded when purchasing multiple eggs.


OUTSIDE THE U.S.

1-3 Egg Purchases - USPS First Class Mail International is the most affordable option with rates ranging between $16.39 and $22.30 (shipping time varies). You have the option to upgrade to USPS Priority Mail International (6-10 days) or USPS Priority Mail Express International (3-5 days) but the price increases substantially.

Please order well ahead of time if ordering from outside the US so you will not be disappointed.

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All shipments are insured. If more than 3 eggs are purchased, I may have to ship in multiple packages.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you have a request for a design that I don't have up for sale, please contact me and I can let you know if I can do it for you. Some examples of designs are on my sales page, and also my webpage at www.dandylioneggs.com. I am also open to other custom designs. It works best if you send me a picture of what you have in mind, or describe in detail to me what you want as a starting point.

If you want to receive email notifications when I list new eggs, send me a message with your email address.