carved eggshells by beth ann magnuson

 

 

american sculptor beth ann magnuson carves an unusual material as part of her artistic practice – eggshells. from turkey, chicken, duck, peafowl, pheasant, partridge, and even quail eggs, magnuson carefully hand-carves and etches intricate lace-like patterns on a clean blown shell using a high speed drill.

 

 

carved eggshells by beth ann magnusonmagnuson carves turkey, chicken, duck, peafowl, pheasant,  partridge, and even quail eggs

 

 

carved eggshells by beth ann magnusonmagnuson carefully hand-carves and etches intricate lace-like patterns on a clean blown shell using a high speed drill

 

 

carved eggshells by beth ann magnuson

 

 

carved eggshells by beth ann magnuson

 

 

a video showing how the artist carves the eggs