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Easter Eggs Excelsior MN

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

Cub Foods Shorewood
(952) 380-9900
23800 State Hwy 7
Shorewood, MN
 
County Market
(952) 934-1010
7900 Market Blvd
Chanhassen, MN
 
Driskill Foods
(952) 933-8838
14400 Excelsior Blvd
Minnetonka, MN
 
Coopers Supervalu Foods
(952) 473-4655
17501 Minnetonka Blvd
Minnetonka, MN
 
Cub Foods Minnetonka
(952) 938-1404
4801 Hwy 101
Minnetonka, MN
 
Target
(952) 470-0206
851 W 78Th St
Chanhassen, MN
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.

Byerly Foods
(952) 474-1298
800 W 78Th St
Chanhassen, MN
 
Supertarget
(952) 401-3830
4802 Hwy 101
Minnetonka, MN
 
Lunds
(952) 476-2222
1151 Wayzata Blvd
Wayzata, MN
 
Ricks Super Valu
(952) 471-8473
3333 Shorelne Dr Box 121
Navarre, MN
 

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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