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Easter Eggs Chapel Hill NC

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

Harris Teeter
(919) 942-8564
310 N Greensboro St
Carrboro, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs

Harris Teeter
(919) 933-5700
2110 S Estes Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs

Food Lion
(919) 942-0916
Jones Ferry Rd Willow Crk
Carrboro, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Whole Foods Market
(919) 968-1983
81 South Elliot Rd
Chapel Hill, NC
 
Harris Teeter
(919) 968-0110
1800 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(919) 968-1293
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Harris Teeter
(919) 960-0275
88 Chatham Downs Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(919) 960-0576
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Trader Joe'S
(919) 918-7871
1800 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Food Lion
(919) 929-0458
1129 Weaver Dairy Rd
Chapel Hill, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(919) 932-1467
50000 Governors Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Sam'S Club
(919) 489-8160
4005 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham, NC
Pharmacy #
(919)402-1363

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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