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Easter Eggs Norfolk VA

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

Food Lion
(757) 623-1469
3530 Tidewater Dr
Norfolk, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 6-12 MIDNIGHT

Bottom Dollar Food
(757) 626-3936
2401 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM, 7 days a week

Saunders Provisions
(757) 627-5611
1117 E Princess Anne Rd
Norfolk, VA
 
Bazemore'S Friendly Market
(757) 489-1002
6412 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA
 
Bottom Dollar Food
(757) 489-2717
8401 Hampton Bvld.
Norfolk, VA
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM, 7 days a week

Farm Fresh Supermarket
(757) 625-1507
730 West 21St St
Norfolk, VA
 
Be-Lo
(757) 853-3961
6226 Sewells Point Rd
Norfolk, VA
 
Farm Fresh Supermarket
(757) 587-8741
230 East Little Creek Rd
Norfolk, VA
 
Fresh Pride
(757) 622-7046
720 1 Church St
Norfolk, VA
 
Walmart Supercenter
(757) 480-0587
7530 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(757) 480-3051
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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