Sneetches Real Egg Ornament

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This unique little diorama is made from a real egg covered with a cotton material. On the inside back of the egg shell is a picture of Doctor Suess's Sneetches. The scene inside shows a very uppity Sneetch with a Star on his belly and three sad Sneetches without stars. However, in the end, not one star left (thus the stars in a pile on the grass in front of the Sneetches) and the Sneetches learn from the "experience that neither plain-belly nor star-belly Sneetches are superior, and they are able to get along and become friends."

The ornament is very strong, having layers of glue, "diamond dust," and fabric.

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"I love my 'Amy Eggs'. We bring them out every year. My children loved them and now my grandchildren love them. I get them custom made with names and whatever theme is a favorite that year." Vickie Kendrick

“My eggs have held places of honor in my holiday decorations since I received them.... about 45 years ago. ;). Honestly I'm shocked they all survived this long, but I'm so glad they did!” Amy Schreck

About Ammi Eggs

I started making “Faberge” eggs in North Carolina in 1972 while my husband was stationed at Pope Air Force base. Eggery in the south was big back then. I learned to hinge duck eggs with doors, and put music boxes inside. I even made a couple of Ostrich egg clocks. What I loved making most were the little chicken eggs covered with fabric and little scenes inside. When I moved to the Monterey Peninsula I sold my eggs at a Christmas store in Carmel and at The La Playa Hotel Christmas show where Maggie Eastwood (Clint’s wife) bought personalized egg ornaments for her children.

I stopped making eggs as life went on, but always kept a supply of miniatures, trims and pictures. In 2014 I brought out my supplies and made a batch for Artistic Portland. I love making these little ornaments. They are very sturdy and have two layers of glue plus a layer of “diamond dust”. My friends and family have had these ornaments for 45 years!

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