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Easter Eggs Sewickley PA

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

Safrans Market
(412) 741-8110
429 Walnut St
Sewickley, PA
 
Mckees Rocks Foodland
(412) 771-1999
1100 Chartiers Ave
Mckees Rocks, PA
 
Pines Plaza Foodland
(412) 367-5115
1130 Perry Hwy
Pittsburgh, PA
 
No Hills Shop 'N Save
(412) 369-8781
4801 Mcknight Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Sheraden Foodland
(412) 331-7494
2928 Sheraden Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Kennedy Shop N Save
(412) 771-7525
Kenmar Plaza Shopping Ctr
Mckees Rocks, PA
 
Target
(412) 536-1807
4801 Mcknight Rd Ste 60
Pittsburgh, PA
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.

Rochester Road Shop N Save
(412) 931-0743
184 Rochester Road
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Sam'S Club
(412) 364-1572
289 Mt. Nebo Point Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
Pharmacy #
(412)364-6815

Sam'S Club
(412) 494-4140
249 Summit Park Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA
Pharmacy #
(412)788-6313

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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