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Easter Eggs Juneau AK

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

Safeway
(907) 790-5500
3033 Vintage Blvd
Juneau, AK
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Alaska USA Fed CU
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-12:00AM
Pharmacy #
907-523-2019
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sat 10:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 1:00PM-6:00PM

Safeway Stores
(907) 523-2000
3033 Vintage Blvd
Juneau, AK
 
Breeze-In Grocery
(907) 789-7878
2200 Trout St
Juneau, AK

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Super Bear Supermarket
(907) 789-0173
9103 Mendenhall Rd
Juneau, AK
 
Breeze In Grocery
(907) 523-4300
5711 Concrete Way
Juneau, AK
 
Costco
(907) 780-6740
5225 Commercial Boulevard
Juneau, AK
 
Breeze In Grocery
(907) 789-7878
2200 Trout St
Juneau, AK
 
Frontier Gifts
(907) 586-3559
445 S Franklin St
Juneau, AK
 
Fred Meyer One Stop Shopping
(907) 789-6500
8181 Old Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
J & J Deli-Mart
(907) 586-6408
1248 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK

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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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