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Easter Eggs Saint Louis MO

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

Straubs
(314) 361-6646
302 No Kings Hwy
St Louis, MO
 
Target
(314) 802-0122
4255 Hampton Ave
Saint Louis, MO
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.

Whole Foods Market
(314) 968-7744
1601 S. Brentwood Blvd
St Louis, MO
 
Trader Joe'S
(314) 963-0253
48 Brentwood Promenade Court
Brentwood, MO
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Shop 'N Save
(314) 752-7464
4660 Chippewa
St Louis, MO
 
Straubs
(314) 725-2121
8282 Forsythe
St Louis, MO
 
Dierbergs Brentwood Pointe
(314) 962-9009
8450 Eager Rd
Brentwood, MO
 
Target
(314) 918-9500
25 Brentwood Promenade Ct
Brentwood, MO
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.

Shop 'N Save
(314) 644-7010
7057 Chippewa Street
Shrewsbury, MO
 
Straubs
(314) 962-0169
211 W Lockwood
St Louis, MO
 

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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