Christmas trees are one of many holiday symbols and traditions that bring joy and excitement to the already buzzing time of year. The custom of decorating a tree for Christmas was first carried out in devout Christian homes in Germany and can be traced back to the 15th century. Back in the day, the holiday trees were decorated with edible ornaments like nuts, apples, and other foods. The star or angel placed at the top of the Christmas tree was meant to represent the Star of Bethlehem or the angel Gabriel.
The tree was lit by candles until the advent of electricity. The Christmas tree brings us together, filling homes with warmth and unforgettable family moments. Browse through this photo gallery and behold the beauty of our modern day embellishments, lights, and personal touches on the Christmas tree.