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Easter Eggs Middleton WI

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

(608) 824-3950
2150 Deming Way
Middleton, WI
Copps Middleton
(608) 831-3009
6800 Century Avenue
Middleton, WI
Store Hours
7 AM - 10 PM

Cub Foods Madison West
(608) 829-3500
7455 Mineral Point Rd
Madison, WI
Hilldale Sentry
(608) 238-7612
726 Midvale Blvd North
Madison, WI
Copps Maple Grove Wi
(608) 848-9984
6655 Mckee Road
Madison, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Middleton Sentry
2502 Allen Blvd
Middleton, WI
(608) 827-8800
201 Junction Rd
Madison, WI
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Copps Madison - Junction Road
(608) 829-2020
261 Junction Road
Madison, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Whole Foods Market
(608) 233-9566
3313 University Ave
Madison, WI
Waunakee Sentry
(608) 849-4533
209 So Century Ave
Waunakee, 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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