Easter Eggs Westwood NJ
315 Pascack Rd
Washington Twp, NJ
20 Irvington Street
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
199 Kinderkamack Rd
Park Ridge, NJ
400 Demarest Ave
Whole Foods Market
44 Godwin Ave
216 Old Tappan Rd
Old Tappan, NJ
Super Stop & Shop
600 Kinderkamack Road
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
520 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
30 S State Rt 17
Services / Departments
Bakery, BJ's Optical Department(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 10 P.M.Sun.: 10 A.M. - 6 P.M.
Whole Foods Market
33 Vervalen Street
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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