Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Franc Grom: the new Fabergé

Until recent years, I was never a huge fan of eggs. For eating that is. As time went on I began to appreciate this food under certain conditions. However, regardless of my food particularities, I have always loved egg art: gaudy fabergé, hand painted Ukrainian Easter eggs...and now add to the list, hand drilled eggs by master egg artist, Franc Grom.

Using an electric boring tool, Grom is able to drill several thousand holes into a single eggshell. Inspired by Slovenian designs, he creates works of art from this simple, yet elegant "canvas."

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