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Easter Eggs Richmond VA

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

Farm Fresh Supermarket
(757) 436-0870
701 A No Battlefield Blvd
Chesapeake, VA
 
Pm Speciality Foods
(804) 359-6024
Po Box 26409
Richmond, VA
 
Food Lion
(804) 320-0996
6409 Jahnke Rd.
Richmond, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(804) 276-3570
8201 Hull Street
Richmond, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(804) 285-8703
5400 West Broad St
Richmond, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Ukrops
(804) 358-4997
500 No Harrison St
Richmond, VA
 
Ukrop'S Supermarket
(804) 353-0676
3522 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA
 
Walmart Supercenter
(804) 320-6991
2501 Sheila Lane
Richmond, 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 #
(804) 320-0099
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(804) 330-7365
7107 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Ukrop'S Westmoreland
(804) 219-2100
2000 Westmoreland St
Richmond, VA
 

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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