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Easter Eggs Defiance OH

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

Walmart Supercenter
(419) 784-2390
1804 North Clinton Street
Defiance, OH
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 #
(419) 784-2404
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Chief Super Market
(419) 592-2846
1247 Scott St
Napoleon, OH
 
Chief Super Market
(419) 399-3751
1069 No Williams St
Paulding, OH
 
Chief Supermarkets
(419) 782-9156
705 Deatrick St
Defiance, OH

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Millers New Market
(419) 636-2262
1425 E High St
Bryan, OH

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Walmart Supercenter
(419) 599-1973
1815 Scott St.
Napoleon, OH
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 #
(419) 599-0170
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Bernickes Supervalu
(419) 592-2766
1322 Woodlawn Ave
Napoleon, OH
 
Walmart Supercenter
(419) 636-1535
1215 South Main
Bryan, OH
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 #
(419) 636-9153
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lee's Market
(419) 899-2131
9979 Openlander Rd
Sherwood, OH

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Sterling Food Store
(419) 636-3282
216 E High St
Bryan, OH

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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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