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The signification of the moulds on the Christmas tree

Fruit:

signifies fertility and a return to paradise. It is believed that they quite possibly were the first decorations on a Christmas tree.

 

Baubles:

have a very tight knit relationship to the symbolism of an apple, a perfect form and they mean any perfection and divinity. The roundness, a shape "without any beginning and end" symbolises the circle of life.

 

Fir cones:

Are the sign of fruitfulness and also of purity.

 

Birds:

birds like a stork are the messenger of spring, a lucky charm and they bring the children.

Caged birds symbolize domesticity, family and a feeling of security.
Song birds personify freedom, togetherness and friendship.

 

Hearts:

They are the declaration of love to the pensive lover, they also symbolize delight and happiness.

 

Stars:

symbolize astrology and our fascination with the heavens. At the top of the Christmas tree they symbolize destiny.

 

Angels:

keeps the universe going; they convey the human and the divine sphere in concert. In the bible they announce the birth of the saviour.

 

Bells:

Are ringing on the holy night, they peal in jubilation at the birth of the redeemer.

4 Bells on the tree give it the blessing and declare a cheery message: Come to the celebration, come to the gift giving.