There Easter it is a traditional Christian holiday that everyone loves to celebrate with family or friends. Easter traditions and symbols have evolved over time and some of them still exist today. An example? L’ Easter egg , the quintessential symbol of the Christian Easter. From today, in our catalog, you can find the splendid Easter Eggs made with our prestigious one Sienese ceramic . In this article, we will tell you about our creations, our processing methods and the true story of the Easter egg.

Origin of the Easter Egg

The decoration of the eggs is believed to date back to at least 13th century . Easter is a Christian religious holiday, but some of its customs, such as Easter eggs, are likely related to pagan traditions . The egg, an ancient symbol of new life, has in fact been associated with the pagan festivals that celebrate spring. From a Christian perspective, Easter eggs are said to represent the resurrection of Jesus .

But how was this custom born? You must know that the eggs, centuries ago, were a forbidden food during the Lent period, then people painted and decorated them to celebrate the end of the period of penance and fasting and ate them at Easter as celebration .

The Easter Eggs of Antica Siena

Easter eggs from Antica Siena

For ours Siena 200 collection , we propose some splendid Eggs depicting the typical Tuscan landscape painted and made entirely by hand by our expert craftsmen. It is about true and authentic works of art , each one different from the other, able to convey all the beauty of our fantastic land. The subjects of our eggs arelandscapes, sunflowers , country houses and much more . We remind you that you can customize the eggs, change the dimensions, the writings and the decorations.

Easter eggs from Antica Siena

For ours Siena 175 collection instead we offer Easter Eggs with little Tuscan bird , a typical decoration of culture and of Sienese history . The bright colors of this subject convey a lot of joy and serenity and are perfect for any type of environment.

Possible uses of the Easter Egg

The Easter eggs from Antica Siena they are washable both by hand and in the dishwasher and, like all our creations, they come cooked twice in the oven : the first time at about 1040 degrees and, after being glazed and hand painted, in the large second oven at 980 degrees. Thanks to this ancient manufacturing process , the colors are turn out bright and resistant .

The Easter Eggs of Antica Siena can be used as centerpiece , jewel case and brings chocolates. The upper part can in fact be opened easily and recalls the festive style of chocolate eggs.

What are you waiting for? Order our special Easter Eggs now . They are also perfect as gift idea!