Christmas is now celebrated in most countries around the world as a holiday ornament and especially as Christmas decoration. Nothing says welcome to friends, family and co-workers to a home or office on a holiday season like being greeted by a beautiful Christmas wreath.
Wreaths have deep roots in history originated in the early times of pre-Christianity symbolizing strength and eternity – there is no beginning and no end. The Eastern European people used to make wreaths from evergreens which last through harshest of cold winters with the hope of early spring and sunshine. Wreaths were light up till the coming season where the sun shines. Latter flowers, leaves, and fruits were wrapped to the evergreens or branches for happy occasions hung on the doors and walls or were a fashionable head decoration as those of the Roman kings who wore them after battle victories.
It was said that the tradition originated from the Greek athlete who hung Olympic wreath up on a wall as a souvenir. Nowadays, we continued this Greek athlete keeping the honor of ancient traditions. The materials, shapes have varied as well as colors depending on which theme you like or according to the occasion Christmas Wreath; traditional or modern, real or artificial, understated or bright, we’ve rounded up Great Christmas Wreath Ideas to Keep the Traditions Alive.