"The egg is the ultimate fertility symbol among almost every ancient nation since time began. It's believed that the egg contains the ultimate gift of virility straight from the Gods. They symbolize rebirth, long life and even immortality. It makes sense that it's considered a powerful natural aphrodisiac as well.
"In Iran, brides and grooms exchange eggs. In seventeeth-century France, a bride broke an egg when she first entered her new home. In Egypt eggs were hung in the temples to encourage fertility. In the Chinese/Indian border area, if a woman gave an egg to a man it was considered a marriage proposal. Colored eggs were considered especially powerful and they were tossed into the laps of women to help assure pregnancy. Everywhere around the world, eggs have been associated with…"