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Easter Eggs Milwaukee WI

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

Pick 'N Save Milwaukee - 35Th/North
(414) 447-8255
2355 N. 35Th Street
Milwaukee, WI
Store Hours
7 AM - 11 PM

Pick 'N Save Milwaukee - East Pointe
(414) 272-6677
605 East Lyon Street
Milwaukee, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

State Street Sentry
(414) 259-8560
6700 West State St
Wauwatosa, WI
 
Pick 'N Save Milwaukee - 81St/Bluemound
(414) 771-9039
8151 W Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Walmart
(414) 445-3930
5825 West Hope Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(414) 445-3959
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lisbon Sentry
(414) 871-1700
7101 West Lisbon Ave
Milwaukee, WI
 
Pick 'N Save Wauwatosa
(414) 475-7181
6950 W. State Street
Wauwatosa, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Pick 'N Save Milwaukee - 18Th/National
(414) 389-1090
1818 W. National Ave.
Milwaukee, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Metro Market
(414) 273-1928
1123 N. Van Buren Street
Milwaukee, WI
Store Hours
7 AM - 10 PM

Perkins Place Sentry
(414) 463-7790
7550 West Perkins Place
Milwaukee, 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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