The wreath has significant meaning for the season. It’s circular shape represents eternity, for it has no beginning and no end. From a Christian religious perspective, it represents an unending circle of life. The evergreen, most frequently used in making wreathes, symbolizes growth and everlasting life. Holly branches have thorns.
When used in a wreath it represents the thorn on Jesus’ crown when he was crucified. Bring a touch of tradition to your home with one of these beautiful handcrafted wreaths. The Fresh Christmas Wreath comes decorated with pine cones, red berries, cinnamon sticks and a decorative Bow.
The praise wasn’t enough to keep Mom, Dad, and my sister from hating that wreath. Passionately. By the time I was in third grade, the holly berries had started to fall off and the color had faded to the point where I hated it, too.
In Christianity, the Christmas wreath was used to symbolize Christ. The circular shape, with no beginning or end, represents eternity or life never ending. The wreaths were typically decorated with four candles, three on the exterior and one in the middle. The middle candle was lit on Christmas Eve to symbolize the arrival of the Light of the World – Jesus Christ.