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Easter Eggs West Columbia SC

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

Food Lion
(803) 755-9277
3975 Platt Springs Road
West Columbia, SC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 10 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(803) 796-9144
2401 Augusta Road
West Columbia, SC
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 #
(803) 791-8114
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Publix
(803) 255-4351
501 Gervais St
Columbia, SC
 
Food Lion
(803) 748-8104
1001 Harden Street
Columbia, SC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(803) 951-2707
1856 South Lake Drive
Lexington, SC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(803) 794-0413
2250 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(
2245 Charleston Hwy.
Cayce, SC
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5am-11pm

Food Lion
(803) 731-9225
543 Saint Andrew Road
Columbia, SC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(803) 750-3097
1326 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC
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 #
(803) 750-3284
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Publix
(803) 806-8839
2800 Rosewood Dr
Columbia, SC
 

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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