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Easter Eggs West Des Moines IA

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

Dahls Clover Hills
(515) 223-1571
1208 Prospect
W Des Moines, IA
 
Dahls Foods
(515) 987-0377
15500 Hickman Road
Clive, IA
 
Walmart Supercenter
(515) 453-2747
6365 Stagecoach Drive
West Des Moines, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(515) 453-2760
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Costco
(515) 222-2920
7205 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA
 
Supertarget
(515) 270-6556
11148 Plum Drive
Urbandale, IA
 
Dahls Ep True Pkwy
(515) 224-0111
5003 E P True Pkwy
W Des Moines, IA
 
Target
(515) 225-3784
1800 Valley West Dr
West Des Moines, IA
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.

Supertarget
(515) 223-0262
5405 Mill Civic Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
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.

Dahls Hickman
(515) 276-4955
8700 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA
 
Dahls
(515) 278-0300
54Th & 86Th St
Johnston, IA
 

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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