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Easter Eggs Chesterfield VA

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

Walmart Supercenter
(804) 739-2119
14501 Hancock Village St
Chesterfield, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(804) 739-1668
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Food Lion
(804) 744-7028
11130 Hull Street
Midlothian, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Costco
(804) 674-4337
3700 Price Club Boulevard
Midlothian, VA
 
Food Lion
(804) 379-6797
1100 Courthouse Rd.
Richmond, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(804) 748-0560
9801 Chester Road
Chester, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(804) 745-1095
6201 Belmont Road
Chesterfield, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Target
(804) 639-0580
4601 Commonwealth Center Pkwy
Midlothian, VA
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.

Walmart Supercenter
(804) 744-8437
12200 Chattanooga Plaza
Midlothian, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(804) 744-8975
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ukrop'S Super Market
(804) 748-9051
12601 Jefferson Davis
Chester, VA
 
Food Lion
(804) 330-7866
8006 Buford Court
Richmond, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

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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