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Easter Eggs Mercer Island WA

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

Safeway
(206) 725-9575
3820 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Washington Mutual
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
206-725-9942
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Target
(425) 562-0830
4053 Factoria Square Mall Se
Bellevue, WA
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.

Safeway
(425) 226-9370
4300 Ne 4Th
Renton, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(206) 494-1518
2201 E. Madison Street
Seattle, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Skyway Super Valu Foods
(206) 772-4027
12600 Renton Ave So
Seattle, WA
 
Safeway
(425) 749-3885
300 Bellevue Way Ne
Bellevue, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,starbucks
Store Hours
5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Whole Foods Market
(425) 462-1400
888 116Th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA
 
Safeway
(425) 641-0414
3903 Factoria Mall S E
Bellevue, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,Coinmaster
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours

Trader Joe'S
(206) 322-7268
1700 Madison St.
Seattle, WA
Store Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Safeway
(425) 373-5263
1645 140Th Ave. N.E.
Bellevue, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours
Pharmacy #
425-643-1816
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

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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