Egg Shell Art

The ancient Vietnamese technique of crushing and then applying egg shell with lacquer to a surface is beginning to find favor with some contempoarary artisans.

Egg Shell Art
Mother of Pearl, Egg Shell & Lacquer on Panel.
By Sook ja Kong of South Korea.
kongsookja.com

Egg Shell Art
‘Back’ Mother of Pearl, Egg Shell, Gold plate, Lacquer on Panel.
By Sook ja Kong of South Korea.
kongsookja.com

egg shell art
Mother of Pearl, Egg Shell, Lacquer on Panel.
By Sook ja Kong of South Korea.
kongsookja.com

egg shell art
‘Porcelain’ Lacquer and eggshell on panel.
By Sook ja Kong of South Korea.
kongsookja.com

egg shell mosaic
Egg shell mosaic by Jean Dunand (1877-1942).
ad-mary44.over-blog.com

egg shell mosaic
Egg shell mosaic by Jean Dunand (1877-1942).
Lacquer & eggshell portrait of Madame Agnés.
thebluerememberedhills.blogspot.com

egg shell art
Egg shell art at a Lacquerware outlet in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Image by Jodii Landers.

egg shell art
Egg shell mosaic on a box.
flickr.comrakom.freeblog.hu

egg shell art
A tree blowing in the wind and clinging to a cliffside.
Mixed media, eggshell, sead and bugle beads, pebbles, polymer clay, glass tile. Size: 20″ diameter. By Linda Biggers.
eggshellmosaicart.com

egg shell art
A close up of a larger work by Anca Gray.
Anca uses larger pieces of shell.
ancagray.blogspot.fr

egg shell art
Eggshell carvings by master carver Gary LeMaster.
thecarvedeggonline.comtheeggshellsculptor.com

egg shell covered table
Egg shell lacquered table.
bespokeglobal.com

egg shell art
Gluing egg shell onto furniture has been popular in France since the 1920s.
“Affix the eggshell chips to paper laid flat on a board, then coat the surface with epoxy glue and pigment to fill the space between the fragments. After drying, this sheet is attached to a wall panel or object, then sanded or varnished.” Chest by Eric Chapeau. Via: Arch Digest.

egg shell art
Eggshell and Laquer Finishes
by Pollaro, New Jersey.

egg shell art
Egg shell painting.
How to in French. selsetpoivres.canalblog.com

egg shell mosaic
Eggshell mosaic frame.
maminours.canalblog.com

egg shell art
Egg shell covered vase
by Amy Woods.

egg shell art
Wooden bowl with inlay of egg shells, lacquered.
creationsjuliane.com

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Eggshell coasters.
Hand-made in Thailand. Each piece is unique.
creationsjuliane.com

egg shell art
How the artist got the shoe out after the egg shells were glued in place is the mystery.
‘Walking on Eggshells’, 2007, eggshell and glue by Isabelle Tournoud.
dececi-lia.blogspot.com

How to Make Egg Shell Art

In French: crealady.e-monsite.com

Written by Keiren

Keiren is an artist who lives in New York City. A lover of animals, nature, science & green building.

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  1. Because of the large Vietnamese community in Houston, Tx.,would there be a teacher of Eggshell Art available?
    Or, is this art form taught by anyone in Houston ?

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