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Slovak, Czech, and Carpatho-Rusyn Easter Ideas

We will have some very unique Slovak, Czech, and Carpatho-Rusyn Easter gift ideas here. Many items are imported from the Czech republic, Slovak republic or the Carpathian Mountains area of Ukraine. They are available all year round.

Email us your order and we will get your Easter ideas out along with an invoice. Add only one $3.00 shipping charge no matter how many items you order.

All items are available as of 04 February 2003. The selection will change on a regular basis. Be sure to stop and see what we have new on a regular basis.

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Instant Pysanky shrink wrap egg covers. Now you can create your own decorated easter eggs (Kraslice) with traditional pysanky patterns, old world floral designs, or in the time honored Slavic pin art pattern design as show above in a matter of minutes. Just slide an egg cover over a hard-boiled egg and dip in boiling water for a few seconds. You can place these wraps on plastic or wooden eggs too. Set of 36 Egg-in-Wraps to do three dozen eggs. $10.00.

A final touch for your Easter basket is a three bar cross basket candle. The candle is 9 inches tall. The candle has a green floral spray of leaves and flowers with a gold colored three bar cross. Two golden rings complete the design. $8.00.

This butter mold lets you put the finishing touch to your Easter basket and table. Made of molded plastic, the mold is easy to use and easy to clean. Holds about 1/4 pound of butter. Finished lamb is 4 inches long and 3 1/2 inches tall. The mold can also be used with chocolates. Comes with full instructions for both butter and chocolate. A small paper Resurrection banner with staff is included to put the final touch to your Easter lamb. $8.00.

Traditional wooden salt boxes for your Easter basket and Pascha table. Each box is crafted from beech wood from the Carpathian Mountains and hand made by village craftsmen in the Carpathians. No two are alike. Sizes and designs vary from box to box. Examples are show above. They average about 2 1/2 inches tall and 2 inches in diameter. $2.50 each.

The book "Wonderful Pussy Willows" is a most wonderful book as the title says. It is a hard cover library edition with full color dust jacket in a large 9 by 10 format. $9.00 each.

This hand painted wooden willow vase is 6 inches tall and 2 3/4 inches wide. It is crafted by village artisans in the Carpathian Mountains from a single piece of wood. You'll need to snag a few extra willow branches at church on Palm Sunday to make a nice arrangement. Vase has a hand painted Carpatho-Rusyn floral folk art design in colors to contrast the natural wood finish. No two are painted exactly alike and flower colors will vary. The design is painted on both sides so the vase will also work well as an Easter table centerpiece. $10.00.

These hand embroidered basket covers were made in the Carpathian Mountains. No two will be alike. Each has a Cross and the design centerpiece and features the symbols of Easter. Every one is different in both color and design. They are about 18 inches by 12 inches in size. Greeting emboidered on the cover is the message of Easter, "Christ is risen". $20.00.

These wooden spoons were crafted in the Carpathian Mountains. They are made of wood and are hand painted with a traditional Carpatho-Rusyn folk pattern. No two are exactly alike. Teaspoon sized are $1.50 each and serving spoon sized are $2.50. Be sure to specify the size along with quantity in your order.

Pysanky eggs, Easter lillies, and the Resurrection flag make this napkin and placemat set perfect for your Paschal dinner or Easter party. The placemeats are 10 by 14 and the napkins are 6 1/2 inch square folded. $7.50 each set of 16 matching placemats and napkins.

This cookie cutter is hand made of beautiful thick solid copper. Great for making Medovniky The Slovak Medovniky is more than a cookie. It is a form of folk art. The cookies are decorated with icing trim and dried. They can last for years or you can bake and eat. The size of the cross is 6 1/2 inch by 4 inch. Large enough to easily decorate and trim the cookies. The custom of honey cake cookies is an old folk art tradition. $15.00 each.

These wooden bird whistles were crafted in the Carpathian Mountains of western Ukraine, a great example of Ukrainian folk art. The bird stands about 3 inches tall and is 3 1/2 inches long. It is painted with a aqua and fuschia traditional folk pattern. Blow into the birds tail to whistle. Natural wood finish. $5.00 each.

The Mushroom Banks are 4 1/2 inches tall and 3 1/2 inches in diameter. The wooden bank is hand-painted by village artisans in the Carpathian Mountains of western Ukraine. No two are painted exactly alike. Money slot is on the top. $5.00 each.

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