This kit is for the beginner and for anyone who would like a refresher on the techniques of making pysanky. Contains: Book – A Kid’s Guide to Decorating Ukrainian Easter Eggs, seven dyes (yellow, orange, scarlet, light blue, light green, pink and black), beeswax, medium delrin kistka and a Blas-fix egg blower. All you need to complete your set up is a drying board (sold separately) and varnish (available at hardware stores).
Born in Prague, Czech Republic, Daniela Sipkova first experienced traditional egg decorating as a child during Easter. Under the guidance of her grandmother she learned the basic wax resistant technique and practiced the craft as a seasonal hobby during her childhood and adolescence.