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Easter Eggs Alpharetta GA

Looking for Easter Eggs in Alpharetta? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Alpharetta that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Easter Eggs in Alpharetta.

Publix
(770) 752-4960
11800 Haynes Bridge Rd Ste B
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 752-4966

Target
(770) 664-5395
6000 N Point Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Publix
(770) 751-4580
11585 Jones Bridge Rd Ste 500
Johns Creek, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 751-4586

Publix
(770) 754-4321
4900 Atlanta Hwy
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 754-4327

Publix
(770) 751-7991
4305 State Bridge Rd
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 751-7997

Publix
(770) 360-1025
5180 Mcginnis Ferry Rd
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 360-1030

Supertarget
(678) 775-7620
2600 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Alpharetta, GA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Publix
(770) 360-5591
270 Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 360-5668

Publix
(770) 751-7980
9925 Haynes Bridge Rd
Johns Creek, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 751-7986

Publix
(770) 751-0312
13800 Highway 9 N Ste E
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 751-1625

Easter on the Net - Easter Eggs

Of all the symbols associated with Easter the egg, the symbol of fertility and new life, is the most identifiable. The customs and traditions of using eggs have been associated with Easter for centuries.

Originally Easter eggs were painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring and were used in Easter-egg rolling contests or given as gifts. After they were colored and etched with various designs the eggs were exchanged by lovers and romantic admirers, much the same as valentines. In medieval time eggs were traditionally given at Easter to the servants. In Germany eggs were given to children along with other Easter gifts.

Different cultures have developed their own ways of decorating Easter eggs. Crimson eggs, to honor the blood of Christ, are exchanged in Greece. In parts of Germany and Austria green eggs are used on Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday). Slavic peoples decorate their eggs in special patterns of gold and silver.

Austrian artists design patterns by fastening ferns and tiny plants around the eggs, which are then boiled. The plants are then removed revealing a striking white pattern. The Poles and Ukrainians decorate eggs with simple designs and colors. A number of eggs are made in the distinctive manner called pysanki (to design, to write).

Pysanki eggs are a masterpiece of skill and workmanship. Melted beeswax is applied to the fresh white egg. It is then dipped in successive baths of dye. After each dip wax is painted o...

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