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Easter Eggs Glen Allen VA

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

Ukrop'S Westpark
(804) 965-0530
9645 W Broad St
Glen Allen, VA
Whole Foods Market
(804) 364-4050
11173 West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA
Glen Allen Store
(804) 672-1003
Po Box 1517
Glen Allen, VA
(804) 360-8900
11290 W Broad St
Glen Allen, VA
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.

Food Lion
(804) 967-9321
11371 Nuckols Rd
Glen Allen, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 6 AM - 11 PM

Ukrop'S Super Market
(804) 261-6800
10150 Brook Rd
Glen Allen, VA
(804) 727-3050
9650 West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA
Trader Joe'S
(804) 360-4098
11331 W Broad St
Glen Allen, VA
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(804) 360-9777
11400 West Broad Street Road
Glen Allen, VA
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 #
(804) 360-9782
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Food Lion
(804) 270-0693
9035 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 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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