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  Easter egg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Easter egg origin stories abound—one has an emperor claiming that the Resurrection was as likely as eggs turning red (see Mary Magdalene); more prosaically the Easter egg tradition may have celebrated the end of the privations of Lent.
Hanácké kraslice, Easter eggs from the Haná region, the Czech Republic, decorated with straw
Easter eggs are a widely popular symbol of new life in Poland and other Slavic countries' folk traditions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Easter_eggs_(decorative)   (932 words)

 Annie's Easter History Page
Her festival was celebrated on the day of the vernal equinox; traditions associated with the festival survive in the Easter rabbit, a symbol of fertility, and in colored easter eggs, originally painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring, and used in Easter-egg rolling contests or given as gifts.
Because the Easter holiday affects a varied number of secular affairs in many countries, it has long been urged as a matter of convenience that the movable dates of the festival be either narrowed in range or replaced by a fixed date in the manner of Christmas.
All decorations are removed from the main altar as a symbol of the stripping of Jesus' garments before the Crucifixion.
www.annieshomepage.com /easterhistory.html   (3562 words)

 Easter Eggs
The egg symbolism is almost certainly related to the origin of spring festivals such as Easter in pagan celebrations of renewal and rebirth.
The chocolate Easter egg appears to be a purely modern invention.
Eggs are usually hard boiled then marked to indicate the owner - these markings can vary from simple labels to complex and attractive artwork.
www.wyrdology.com /festivals/easter/eggs.html   (446 words)

 Easter History, Symbols & Folklore Fun by Brownielocks & The 3 Bears
Egg is accepted as a symbol of fertility and immortality.
In Greece, an egg is hung suspended on a string, while guests sit around a table and start hitting at it with their heads and then trying to catch it with their mouths.
The purpose of the Easter Egg roll is to see who can roll their egg the farthest down a hill without breaking it.
www.brownielocks.com /easter.html   (2004 words)

 Easter Symbols and Food
The Easter lamb, representing Christ, with the flag of victory, may be seen in pictures and images in the homes of every central and eastern European family.
In Germany, Austria, and France, hard-boiled eggs are rolled against each other on the lawn or down a hill; the egg that remains uncracked to the end is called the "victory egg." This game has attained national fame in America through the annual egg-rolling party on the lawn of the White House in Washington.
In France children are told that the Easter eggs are dropped by the church bells on their return from Rome.
www.intermirifica.org /EASTER/EASTSYMBOL.HTM   (1990 words)

 Easter Stories - Easter Party Ideas
Easter marks the start of spring and is a sacred holiday for Christians throughout the world as it signifies when Jesus Christ was resurrected from the grave to live again.
In Germany, colored eggs were left in children's baskets and the custom was brought to America with German immigrants in the later 19th century.
Easter can be a fun time of year to celebrate the renewed growth of spring no-matter what religious beliefs you may have.
www.infostarbase.com /holidays/easter/party.html   (568 words)

 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : Decorating Easter Eggs (Activity)
Eggs are a symbol of new life, reminding us of Christ's resurrection from the dead.
Today many eggs are decorated with symbols that have nothing to do with the resurrection, such as Easter bunnies.
Symbols of the Resurrection: Easter lily, butterfly, peacock, bursting pomegranate, the phoenix, the sparrow, the bee, the egg, Jonah and the fish;
www.catholicculture.org /lit/activities/view.cfm?id=1041   (600 words)

 Decorative Easter Eggs at eGourmetChef
Easter eggs are specially decorated eggs given out to celebrate the Easter holiday.
Easter egg tradition may have celebrated the end of the privations of Lent.
The authentic Russian porcelain egg in front of you is designed in a distinctive style of the world-famous Carl Faberge, Jeweler to the Russian Imperial Court.
www.egourmetchef.com /gifts/decorative_easter_eggs.htm   (384 words)

 Happy Easter
The Christian celebration of Easter embodies a number of converging traditions with emphasis on the relation of Easter to the Jewish festival of Passover, or Pesach, from which is derived Pasch, another name used by Europeans for Easter.
Easter is observed by the churches of the West on the first Sunday following the full moon that occurs on or following the spring equinox (March 2I).
Easter is at the end of the Lenten season, which covers a forty-six-day period that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends with Easter.
www.angelfire.com /on2/thegreatlove/easter.html   (912 words)

 Easter 2006 - Events and Celebrations
Easter at Jacques Torres Chocolate in the DUMBO section of Brooklyn is an annual highlight among New Yorkers.
Easter Brunch Buffet features an omelet/crepe/waffle Station, seafood bar, salad bar, carvery and special holiday entrees, desserts, and more, and is $47.50 for adults and $23.75 for children.
Savoring a brunch of assorted sweet and savory breads matched with steak and eggs with petit filet mignon, scrambled eggs, and country-style potatoes, or smoked salmon with wild leek hash, poached eggs, and hollandaise followed by a raspberry bombe, vanilla cream center with mint syrup provides the perfect start to an afternoon of skating.
www.nycvisit.com /easter   (1502 words)

 Austria - Customs and Traditions - Easter Celebrations in Austria
The actual date of Easter varies every year, depending on the date of the first day of spring and on the full moon: Easter sunday is the first sunday after the first full moon in spring.
Easter fires are lit during the night before Easter Sunday.
As a tradition for kids, colourful Easter eggs, sweets and small presents are hidden in the house or - if the weather allows - in the garden by a mythological Easter bunny.
www.aboutvienna.org /culture/easter_in_austria.htm   (287 words)

 Easter Symbols
The Easter egg is the most important symbol of Easter and the one which the kids are most excited about.
The Easter eggs are also significant because an egg bears the seed to all new beginnings; it's the start of a new life and hence, quite in keeping with the spirit of Easter.
Easter is incomplete without the pure, white, fully-bloomed lilies that adorn the churches with their mellow sweetness and chaste beauty.
www.123greetings.com /events/easter/info/symbols.html   (742 words)

 Romanian Traditions, Little March, Painted Easter Eggs
Easter painted eggs with bright colours in geometrical patterns or stylized figures, animal and floral designs are traditional for Eastern Europe, from Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, to Lithuania.
The eggs had to be either a fertilised one, taken from under a hen, or if the fertilisation could not be ascertained the egg to be painted had to be sucked out.
Christianity imbued the painted egg with new meanings transforming it into the Easter egg and giving it a new symbolism but it could not eradicate the elements of pagan beliefs associated with the painted egg.
homepage.mac.com /radur/ROtraditions.html   (1313 words)

 Decorative hand-painted and Easter eggs and other seasonal collectibles (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Egg Decorating is one of the oldest crafts in folk tradition, dating back to B.C. as an expression of long-lasting friendship.
Before the world's major religions evolved, virtually every culture used decorative eggs as an object of faith, a symbol to pave the way to eternal life, fertility, and love.
The magical abilities of the egg were thought to be further increased by decorating, using a number of intricate techniques.
www.collectibleobjects.com.cob-web.org:8888 /eggs/maineggs.html   (174 words)

 Easter Egg Roll 2004 Home Page
Slipping and sliding, eggs are tossed in rainy race on the South Lawn during the 2004 White House Easter Egg Roll Monday, April 12, 2004.
Local artists created the decorated eggs, which represent each state and the District of Columbia.
The 2004 Easter Egg Collection continues the tradition that began in 1994 where each state sends a decorated egg to the White House for display.
www.whitehouse.gov /easter/2004   (153 words)

Easter loot bags are great for the kids to keep all their candy in.
This 9 inch tall natural fiber basket is filled with 5 solid chocolate eggs, 3 chick and bunny push toys, and is topped off with a 6 inch, 7 oz milk chocolate bunny munching on a carrot.
This set of six pastel eggs is a festive centerpiece when scattered on a moss runner or grouped in a basket.
www.plumparty.com /store/Easter.html   (1950 words)

 Political Influences on Russian Easter Egg-Giving
Gold and beads were used to decorate the eggs given by the wealthier class in Russia.
Most of the Easter eggs given shortly after the porcelain factory was established were still quite religious in nature.
Particularly interesting was the Easter eggs mass-produced for soldiers who fought in World War I. Soldiers received an egg decorated with the Tsar's monogram and wounded soldiers an egg with a Red Cross.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/gift_giving_customs/72722   (549 words)

 Easter Crafts for Kids
To hang the egg, cut a length of ribbon use a straight pin to secure it to the top of the egg.
She says, "I let each child decorate a small white pot (about $1 each) with stickers, then put in the dirt, seeds, film canister (cut in half to allow more room for the flowers) and the rock.
Decorate the eggs using Christian symbols such as butterflies, cross, dove, fish, crown, candle, star and bread or print out the patterns.
www.daniellesplace.com /html/easter.html   (4684 words)

 GourmetSleuth -  How to Use Leftover Easter Eggs
Transfer the filling to a pastry bag fitted with a large decorative tip and pipe it into the egg whites, mounding it.
The stuffed eggs may be made 1 day in advance and kept covered and chilled.
If you want to eat your dyed eggs later, use food coloring or specially made food-grade egg dyes dissolved in water that is warmer than the eggs.
www.gourmetsleuth.com /leftovereastereggs.htm   (449 words)

 Leftover Easter Eggs
We dip eggs, we dye eggs; we paint them, crayon them; we glue decorative objects to their fragile shells, and then we call them Easter eggs.
In many countries the art of the Easter egg is a high one, indeed.
Ferrous sulfide is the gray-green ring around the outside of a cooked yolk and is produced as a result of overcooking and/or too high a temperature.
www.inmamaskitchen.com /SEASONS/Easter/eastereggs.html   (383 words)

 Easter Decoration, Handicraft, GIft Set   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A decorative easter eggs or egg with the figure of jesus gives a message of ressurection of jesus.
Birds on the easter decoration tree are also an expression of peace and decorative ribbons that are on the tree with myriad of colors show the different bond of love that exists on the earth.
During Easter, people decorate their houses with different Easter aritcles like wall paintings, stickers and art posters, adds a festive aura to the entire ambience.
www.easy2source.com /products/7357/7452/7512/default.htm   (663 words)

 Celebrate Easter with eGourmetChef
Easter has been secularized and commercialized but the Easter Bunny and the Easter Eggs are not modern invention.
Easter is the time of springtime festivals, a time to welcome back the Tulips, the Crocuses and the Daffodils.
Easter is a time of chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks, and colored eggs.
www.egourmetchef.com /holidays/easter.htm   (296 words)

 Rus: Pysanky: Hand-Painted and Decorative Easter Eggs
Faberge eggs were designed & created by the master jeweler himself.
Faberge eggs are still the subjects of adoration, wonder & awe today.
Copies of Western & Russian classical painters, architectural depictions and ornamental geometric designs are the decorations most used throughout all periods of the pysanky-painting art of the Rus.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/rus_cultures_cuisines/106598/2   (341 words)

 Collecting Eggs
She liked to travel, and had eggs from all over the world.The clients of her bookkeeping business often added to that collection, many of them being world travelers as well.
Large egg is lead crystal, inside it are a couple dozen small art glass eggs.
I've already mentioned a few, but other than the Avon eggs (and there are quite a few of those) and the Noritake bone china egg box series that started in 1971, there are also the Goebel eggs in an ongoing series that started in 1978.
www.dianaslegacy.net /eggs.html   (2233 words)

 Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-traordinaire
Hosting an Easter Egg Hunt is a wonderful way to celebrate.
Some guests should take charge of hiding the Easter eggs while others will oversee preparing the crafts for the kids and helping with the food.
Each child gets a decorative gift bag or basket lined with "grass" to collect and hold their eggs.
www.kraftfoods.com /kf/ff/Easter/EggHunt.htm   (200 words)

 Easter Holiday Ideas 2007
Easter is a special time of year when we remember events of over 2000 years
Easter is the most important event in the Christian calendar but in the
Easter is really too early for gardeners to be chancing the lives of tender
www.specialmomentshome.com /easter-ideas.html   (883 words)

 Kids Domain Crafts - Easy Easter Tree
The bucket is easily transformed into a storage tub or used for another holiday since you use vinyl clings to decorate it with.
Place Easter eggs or decorative items in the grass.
Decorate the tree with Easter decorations that you have made or purchased.
www.kidsdomain.com /craft/eastertree.html   (269 words)

 Everything Easter - Easter Crafts and Easter Origami
Decorate the dried ballon with paint or colored tissue in pretty pastel Easter colors.
Easter Bunny Letters Surprise your special child with their very own message from The Easter Bunny!
This Easter will have you hopping when you discover the unique art of turning photos into art with Canvas on Demand.
www.everythingeaster.com /crafts.html   (802 words)

 Easter.it: Decorated Easter Eggs
WOOD PAINTED OPENING EGGS Add a surprising touch to your next Easter egg hunt when you fill these eggs with treats.
Each egg is decorated with its own unique hand-painted design.
Lapis Lazuli Eggs Paper Weights Solid Lapis Lazuli stone, shaped as an egg.
www.easter.it /eggs/porcelaineggs.htm   (213 words)

 Holiday, Seasonal : Easter : All Items on Ruby Lane
Included are five decorated eggs, three yellow chicks or ducks, and a family of four bunny rabbits, Mom, Dad, and two kids.
This charming "Easter Greetings" card was stamped, canceled and postmarked Apr. ?, 1908 in __, Mich. Made in Germany and carries a trademark for S. Knox (Chicago and Buffalo).
An Easter Rabbit in with glasses in a heart shaped frame, a little angel riding a sheep standing in front.
search.rubylane.com /search/,id=38.2,page=8.html   (1480 words)

 Easter Recipes
Easter Recipes - An assortment of recipes for cakes, candies, cookie recipes, pies, and ideas for easter dinners.
Easter Recipes - Nine recipes including ham, bunny cookies and other desserts, egg salad sandwiches.
Egg Safety - Tips on selecting and preparing Easter eggs safely.
www.ability.org.uk /easter_recipes.html   (361 words)

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