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Easter Eggs Grand Forks ND

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

Sam'S Club
(701) 795-9449
2501 32Nd Ave. South
Grand Forks, ND
 
Grand Forks Super One
(701) 772-1120
2771 32Nd Ave So
Grand Forks, ND
 
Supertarget
(701) 787-6177
3601 32Nd Ave So
Grand Forks, ND
 
Target - SuperTarget
(701) 787-6177
3601 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
Hugo's
(701) 746-0688
1750 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
Leevers Fresh Foods
(701) 772-0941
715 So Washington
Grand Forks, ND
 
Walmart Supercenter
(701) 746-7225
2551 32Nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
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Grand Forks Afb
(701) 747-3090
Building 205
Grand Forks, ND
 
Valley Dairy
(701) 746-9136
1207 N 5th St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Super One Foods
(701) 772-1120
2771 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND

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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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