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Easter Eggs Rye NY

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

A&P
(914) 835-2133
355 Halstead Ave.
Harrison, NY
 
D'Agostino Supermarket
(914) 935-3324
142 So Ridge St
Rye Brook, NY
 
Super Stop & Shop
(914) 937-7318
25 Waterfront Place
Port Chester, NY
Store Hours
Mon:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:7:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:7:00 a.m.-Midnight

Whole Foods Market
(914) 288-1300
110 Bloomingdale Rd
White Plains, NY
 
Trader Joe'S
(914) 833-9110
1260 Boston Post Rd
Larchmont, NY
Store Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Pathmark
(914) 937-1400
130 Midland Ave.
Port Chester, NY
 
A&P
(914) 937-6990
261 South Ridge St
Rye Brook, NY
 
Costco
(914) 935-3103
1 Westchester Ave.
Port Chester, NY
 
A&P
(914) 381-4336
805 Mamaroneck Ave
Mamaroneck, NY
 
Whole Foods Market
(203) 661-0631
90 E. Putnam Ave
Greenwich, CT
 

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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