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Morton said the best eggs to use for Ukrainian Easter Eggs are farm eggs because the shells are harder and easier to work on.

The art of the egg: Ukrainian Easter Eggs are works of art

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BEMIDJI — The ancient Romans coined a proverb: “Omne vivum ex ovo,” which translates to “All life comes from an egg.”

The ancient Greeks buried eggs in their tombs.


In Christianity, the early church in Byzantium taught that the brightly decorated and colored eggs were the tears that Mary shed at Jesus’ crucifixion.

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