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Easter Eggs East Saint Louis IL

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

Shop 'N Save
(618) 337-7882
1028 Camp Jackson Rd
Cahokia, IL
 
Park & Shop
(314) 241-6623
7600 State
East St Louis, IL
 
Shop 'N Save
(314) 752-7464
4660 Chippewa
St Louis, MO
 
Target
(618) 310-1901
5601 Belleville Crossing St
Belleville, IL
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.

Shop 'N Save
(618) 257-9130
800 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL
 
Walmart
(618) 332-1771
1511 Camp Jackson Road
Cahokia, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(618) 332-1133
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(618) 310-2074
4701 N Illinois St
Fairview Heights, IL
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.

Straubs
(314) 361-6646
302 No Kings Hwy
St Louis, MO
 
Walmart Supercenter
(618) 236-2200
2608 Green Mount Com
Belleville, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(618) 277-2020
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Collinsville Super Valu
(618) 344-0086
108 St Louis
Collinsville, 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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