An egg also is a symbol of the rock tomb out of which Christ emerged when he arose again. The chick, hatching out of the egg symbolizes life or re-birth.
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 to children and servants.
I love these eggs. I would consider these "ART".........................
It was during Easter that the consumption of eggs resumed after the strict Lenten fast. Eggs were thus a main stay of Easter meals, and this is probably one of the reasons why eggs came to be associated with Easter.