This Lowicz Folk Art Easter Egg was hand decorated in Poland by Polish women who carry on the tradition of turning eggs into pieces of art.
In this case, a chicken egg was first emptied by making miniscule holes in each end of the egg and gently blowing on one to force the contents out of the shell.
This particular egg was decorated using world famous Lowicz Folk Art. Hand painted Lowicz patterns were cut out and glued to the egg and a one of a kind collector's work of art created. You can read about Lowicz Folk Artrt by searching "Lowicz Folk Art" in Google.
Lowicz Folk Art Easter Eggs are very popular in Poland because the colors are brighter, more varied and durable as compared to painted or wax etched eggs. They just stand out among others in a display.
This egg weighs 9 grams. If measures, approximately, 2 5/8 inches by 2 inches. The egg stand is not included.
There is a very fine gold colored thread at the top so you can suspend the egg from some hanger or support.
It is a collector's piece as well as a conversation piece. It deserves being displayed year round as well as on your Easter dinner table.
And it makes a wonderful gift.