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Easter Eggs Hopewell VA

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

S & N Supermarket
(804) 458-1347
3420 Courthouse Rd
Hopewell, VA
Randolph Market Inc
(804) 458-8543
West Broadway & North 6Th
Hopewell, VA
Food Lion
(804) 530-1051
13145 Rivers Bend Blvd
Chester, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Ukrop'S Super Market
(804) 644-0419
40 Colonial Square
Colonial Hghts, VA
Walmart Supercenter
(804) 526-0844
671 Southpark Blvd
Colonial Heights, 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) 526-0636
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Virginia Meat Market Inc
(804) 458-2589
1201 Atlantic St
Hopewell, VA
Food Lion
(804) 458-7207
5209 Plaza Drive
Hopewell, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(804) 520-1481
15702 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

(804) 520-0190
721 Southpark Blvd
Colonial Heights, 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.

Sam'S Club
(804) 520-0508
735 Southpark Blvd.
Colonial Heights, VA

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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