The Evergreen Ring

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The wreath – long a symbol of the holiday season – may trace its roots back to Persia, but the tradition of hanging wreaths on doors is a largely European practice. In ancient Rome, citizens hung decorative wreaths on doors to signify victory and celebration. The round objects soon came to symbolize immortality for Christians, and as evergreen traditionally represents life in many cultures, evergreen wreaths became popular décor during the holiday season.

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