Though this isn't the oldest egg in the collection, it's the oldest with a date. My dad has always been known for painting very elegant, detailed eggs, usually in rich colours and with gold or metallic highlights. As one of his earliest eggs, this one is relatively simple, with later eggs becoming more elaborate.
Way back when we first started decorating eggs, we didn't realise we were starting something that would last for generations to come. We didn't think to date the eggs at the time, but we think this little Hedgehog is the oldest of them all. It was decorated by my sister, Robyn, using a dripping candle. … Continue reading The oldest egg of them all (we think)