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Easter Eggs Philadelphia PA

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

Pathmark
(215) 226-0231
2900 North Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA
 
Cousins 5Th & Luzerne
(215) 223-4000
4037 North 5Th St
Philadelphia, PA
 
New Wilson Meat Inc
(215) 533-2666
2325 East Venango St
Philadelphia, PA
 
Center City
(215) 732-0246
1500 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA
 
Pathmark
(215) 551-7275
3021 Grays Ferry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
 
Whole Foods Market
(215) 557-0015
2001 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA
 
Pathmark
(215) 425-4736
3399 Aramingo Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
 
Superfresh
(215) 625-9430
309 S Fifth St.
Philadelphia, PA
 
Target
(215) 305-9050
2701 Castor Ave
Philadelphia, PA
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.

Target
(267) 233-5020
4000 Monument Rd
Philadelphia, PA
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.

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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