Greek Orthodox Easter Egg - Traditionally Red

Why the Greeks Dye Eggs Red for Easter. In particular, the custom of the Easter egg originated in early Christians of Mesopotamia, who stained eggs red in memory of the blood of Christ, shed at his crucifixion.

Food Custom:    Tsoureki bread is traditional for Greek orthodox easter. Tsoureki is egg-enriched and braided. It's a sweet,fluffy bread usually garnashied or served with hard boiled, red dyed eggs. They are dyed red because red is the colour of life and to represent the blood of christ.

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Tsoureki - Scarlet eggs tucked into its braided crown are hallmarks of Tsoureki, classic Greek Easter bread. Custom dictates that eggs, dyed a scarlet red, be baked in the braided crown of this Greek Easter bread.

handmade greek easter candle.

The new trend in Greece are handmade candles. Take a look at our new lambades made.

15 White Paschal/ Easter Candle  Greek Easter by LoulaBelleDesign, $22.00

White Paschal/ Easter Candle - Labatha Candle with cross

Greek Orthodox Easter Candles with removable toy. Available at Helayna's Boutique . 181 Park Street Waterloo, ON N2L 1Y7 (519)208-5836 www.helaynasboutique.ca helaynas@hotmail.com Visit us on Facebook!

Greek Orthodox Easter Candles with removable toy. Available at Helayna's Boutique . 181 Park Street Waterloo, ON N2L 1Y7 (519)208-5836 www.helaynasboutique.ca helaynas@hotmail.com Visit us on Facebook!

Greek Easter candle with tsoureki turquoise by ArktosCollectibles, $17.00

Greek Easter candle with tsoureki, sky blue Easter candle with traditional tsoureki bread and red egg miniature, unisex, Greek lambada

Greek Easter Candle Labada  The Little Boat by pinelopiCreations, $23.00

Greek Easter Candle Labada The Little Boat by pinelopiCreations, $23.00

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