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Easter Eggs Brookfield WI

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

Elm Grove Sentry
(262) 786-4470
13425 Watertown Park Rd
Elm Grove, WI
 
Pick 'N Save Brookfield - Calhoun/North
(262) 641-4480
2205 N Calhoun Road
Brookfield, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Metro Market - Bluemound
(262) 784-2410
17630 W. Bluemound
Brookfield, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Pick 'N Save Brookfield - Calhoun/Capitol
(262) 783-2080
17295 West Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Pick 'N Save Hwy 100 & Walnut
(414) 778-1839
1717 N. Mayfair Rd.
Wauwatosa, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Pick 'N Save Brookfield - 127Th/Capitol
(262) 783-7502
12735 W. Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI
Store Hours
24 Hours

Brookfield Sentry
(262) 781-8848
13255 Hampton Ave
Brookfield, WI
 
Pick 'N Save Brookfield - Greenfield/Moorland
(262) 782-2745
15170 W. Greenfield Ave.
Brookfield, WI
Store Hours
7 AM - 10 PM

Target
(414) 847-1100
3900 N 124Th St
Wauwatosa, WI
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.

Target
(262) 784-8646
2401 Kossow Rd
Waukesha, WI
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.

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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