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Sometimes her hands are itching to cradle the egg and lay down the lines of melted wax with the simple stylus called a kistka (pronounced KIST-ka).
Designs are made with an instrument called the kistka, beeswax, and dyes.
Hold the tip of a "kistka," the copper stylus used for the wax, over a candle flame for 30 seconds.
So she demonstrates when she's asked, and teaches those who want to learn how to use the writing tool, a kistka, to apply designs in wax before the eggs are dipped in dyes.
Melt the wax over the flame, keeping it in the kistka.