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Easter Eggs Minneapolis MN

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

Kowalskis Market
(612) 377-3448
2440 Hennepin Ave So
Minneapolis, MN
 
Cub Foods Crystal
(763) 287-9996
5301 36Th Ave No
Crystal, MN
 
Lunds
(612) 825-2440
1450 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN
 
Almsteds Crystal Supervalu
(763) 537-4551
4200 Douglas Dr
Crystal, MN
 
Byerly Foods
(763) 544-8846
5725 Duluth St
Golden Valley, MN
 
Marches Super Valu
(612) 521-3765
2426 W Broadway
Minneapolis, MN
 
Rainbow Minneapolis - New Brighton
(612) 788-6003
1540 New Brighton Blvd
Minneapolis, MN
Store Hours
24 Hours

Costco
(763) 582-9603
5801 16Th Street West
St. Louis Park, MN
 
Sullivans Supervalu Foods
(612) 825-4604
30 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN
 
Simon Delivers
(763) 656-5633
1710 Douglas Dr #111
Golden Valley, MN
 

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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