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Easter Eggs Fort Wayne IN

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

Georges Intl Grocery
(219) 420-5565
2021 Broadway St
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Scotts
(260) 484-7021
4120 No Clinton St
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Marks City Market
(260) 744-1301
3230 Fairfield Ave
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Brownlees Market
(260) 744-1613
613 Oxford St
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Scotts
(260) 744-1281
5300 Decatur Rd
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Scotts
(260) 426-3453
1125 W State St
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Target
(260) 470-6360
3801 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
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.

Target
(260) 434-4580
1102 S Thomas Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
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.

Marks City Market
(260) 447-4581
5501 So Anthony Blvd
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Scotts
(260) 747-4161
7008 Bluffton Rd
Ft Wayne, IN
 

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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