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Easter Eggs Durham NC

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

Walmart
(919) 489-4412
5450 New Hope Commons Drive
Durham, NC
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 #
(919) 489-4420
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Costco
(919) 220-2770
1510 North Pointe Drive
Durham, NC
 
Food Lion
(919) 493-2352
4711 Hope Valley Rd.
Durham, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Whole Foods Market
(919) 286-2290
621 Broad St
Durham, NC
 
Sam'S Club
(919) 489-8160
4005 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham, NC
Pharmacy #
(919)402-1363

Harris Teeter
(919) 403-0794
1125 W Nc Highway 54 Suite 310
Durham, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(919) 403-8053
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Supertarget
(919) 765-0008
4037 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham, NC
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Harris Teeter
(919) 471-1938
1501 Horton Rd
Durham, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(919) 471-3580
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Food Lion
(919) 309-0385
4621 Hillsborough Rd
Durham, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 10 PM

Food Lion
(919) 220-7651
3500 North Roxboro St.
Durham, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 10 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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