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Easter Eggs Dekalb IL

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

Walmart Supercenter
(815) 758-6225
2300 Sycamore Road
Dekalb, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(815) 758-6284
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Duck Soup Coup
(815) 756-7044
129 E Hillcrest Dr
Dekalb, IL
 
Wal Mart Supercenter
(815) 756-9488
2300 Sycamore Rd
Dekalb, IL
 
Stop N Shop Food Mart
(815) 758-0724
708 E Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, IL
 
Sullivans Foods
(815) 756-3312
1401 S 4th St
Dekalb, IL
 
Walmart
(815) 562-3424
1240 North 7Th Street
Rochelle, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(815) 562-3414
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Schnucks Markets
(815) 748-6200
975 S Annie Glidden Rd
Dekalb, IL
 
Jewel Food Stores
(815) 758-5478
1320 Sycamore Rd
Dekalb, IL
 
El Bajito
(815) 748-3684
402 E Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, IL
 
The Mexican Store
(815) 787-7803
1029 Pleasant St
Dekalb, IL
 

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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