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Easter Eggs Madison WI

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

Copps Madison - Park
(608) 257-3748
1312 S Park Street
Madison, WI
Store Hours
7 AM - 10 PM

Trader Joe'S
(608) 257-1916
1810 Monroe Street
Madison, WI
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Copps Fitchburg
(608) 271-2024
3010 Cahill Main
Fitchburg, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Whole Foods Market
(608) 233-9566
3313 University Ave
Madison, WI
 
Copps Monona
(608) 222-9575
6540 Monona Drive
Monona, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(608) 226-0913
2151 Royal Ave
Monona, WI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(608) 226-8671
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cub Foods
(608) 271-1577
4716 Verona Rd
Madison, WI
 
Copps Madison - Whitney Way
(608) 271-6565
620 S Whitney Way
Madison, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Hilldale Sentry
(608) 238-7612
726 Midvale Blvd North
Madison, WI
 
Cottage Grove Sentry
(608) 222-6427
4602 Cottage Grove Rd
Madison, WI
 

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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