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Easter Eggs Deer Park NY

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

Super Stop & Shop
(631) 274-0931
421 Commack Road
Deer Park, NY
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Tue:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Wed:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Thu:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Fri:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Sun:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.

(631) 586-3900
1251 Deer Park Ave.
North Babylon, NY
(631) 669-5411
725 Sunrise Hwy.
West Babylon, NY
(631) 669-4291
531 Montauk Hwy.
West Babylon, NY
(631) 423-7566
683 Old Country Rd.
Dix Hills, NY
(631) 586-2982
1960 Deer Park Avenue
Deer Park, NY
Stop & Shop
(631) 376-2386
400 Union Blvd
West Islip, NY
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-Midnight

(631) 351-3553
711 East Jericho Turnpike
Huntington Station, NY
(631) 436-7250
101 Wicks Rd.
Brentwood, NY
(631) 293-8707
625 Broadhollow Road
Melville, NY

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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