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Ornaments that are Symbols Of Christmas – Part 3 in Series (Mistletoe)

Ornaments that are Symbols Of Christmas – Part 3 in Series (Mistletoe) | The symbols of christmas part 4 | Scoop.it
In this Symbols of Christmas Series, learn about the mysticism surrounding mistletoe and just what that kissing tradition is all about!
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Mistletoe is a creeping plant that attaches itself to branches of a tree or shrub, and then absorbs the nutrients from its host. They are difficult to remove, because they deeply penetrate into the tree or bush. In many places, it is considered a pest and when it grows in abundance, it diminishes natural habitats.  However, mysticism surrounds this plant and people had great respect for its powers.

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Ornaments that are Symbols Of Christmas–Part 4 in Series (Candy Cane)

Ornaments that are Symbols Of Christmas–Part 4 in Series (Candy Cane) | The symbols of christmas part 4 | Scoop.it
In this Symbols of Christmas Series, find out why the candy cane is a holiday favorite and religious controversy surrounding its symbolism.
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Christmas is a time in which family traditions come alive and every family celebrates the holidays in their own way. In our Symbols of Christmas Series of ornaments, the fourth of nine symbols is the Candy Cane......

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History of Christmas Ornaments – Part 4

History of Christmas Ornaments – Part 4 | The symbols of christmas part 4 | Scoop.it
Learn about the History of Christmas Ornaments! Part 4 of our 7 part series details America's adaptation of Queen Victoria's Christmas tree and ornaments.
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As the first three parts of ChristmasOrnaments.com’s historical perspective of the history of Christmas ornaments have already shown, the growing popularity of the Christmas tree and golden angel in Germany eventually reached America even without the benefit of the telephone (launched into the communication stratosphere by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876)

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