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Easter Eggs Hockessin DE

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

Walmart
(302) 683-9312
1251 Centerville Rd
Wilmington, DE
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 #
(302) 998-2626
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Pathmark
(302) 995-7125
3901 Lancaster Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Superfresh
(302) 368-4222
401 New London Rd
Newark, DE
 
Zingos Supermarket
(302) 368-2310
1 Polly Drummond Shpg Ctr
Newark, DE
 
Zingos Supermarkets
(302) 998-3002
714 So Maryland Ave
Wilmington, DE
 
Pathmark
(302) 998-0448
4365 Kirkwood Hwy.
Wilmington, DE
 
Safeway
(610) 444-7020
830 E. Baltimore Pike
Kennett, PA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,I.B.T./WSFS Branch
Store Hours
Mon - Sat 5 AM - Midnight;Sun 5 AM - 10 PM

Superfresh
(610) 444-6065
863 E. Baltimore Pike
Kennett Square, PA
 
Walmart
(610) 444-2268
516 School House Road
Kennett Square, PA
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 #
(610) 444-5941
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Pathmark
(302) 737-2066
100 College Sq.
Newark, DE
 

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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