Decorated Ostrich Eggs
- Hand Painted, Carved & Decoupage
in South Africa
Decorated Ostrich Eggs are
extremely popular gifts for almost any occasion, and it can
be used to decorate your home or for educational purposes (view decor
egg shell maps below). Some of the shells below have a hand
painted background with decoupage animal images. The hand painted
(bushmen hunting) egg can be purchased with a leather sling and the
carved shells are simply exquisite.
For thousands of years the San tribe used ostrich egg
shells as water containers. In the picture above right they are making
use of tortoise shells to transport the water to the ostrich egg shell
Ostrich is the largest living bird in the world today. A mature ostrich
(male) stands nearly 8 feet high, and weighs between 150 to 230 pounds. Most
ostrich eggs are incubated by the breeder.
the links below to view the ostrich egg art catalog.