An average emu egg is about 3½ inches in width and 5½ inches in length. Beneath the dark green outer layer of the shell lies an aqua layer and beneath that is the white inner layer of
the shell. Emu egg carving and decorating are art forms that can produce exquisite results.
|1. Emu chick painted on emu egg with brown leather background. 2. A carved emu egg. 3. Emu feather.|
Polished toenails and pieces of eggshell make unique jewelry.
Emu feathers have a distinctive double plume from a single shaft. In addition to accents on clothing, they are being used in dusters, fishing lures, and bedding.
Emu toenail necklace