30th Card for Christmas 2010

Christmas Symbols

Over the centuries many Christmas symbols have emerged from the lore, legends, and customs surrounding Christmas. The more familiar of these symbols include Christmas trees, stars, Nativity scenes, Advent calendars, candy canes, angels, bells, cherry trees, Christmas cards, farolitos, holly, ivy, gifts, mistletoe, poinsettias, plum pudding, reindeer, robins, and wreaths. Folk figures such as Santa Claus, La Befana, Father Christmas, Grandfather Frost, the Jultomten, the Snow Maiden, the Weihnachtsmann, and the Yule goat also
serve as symbols of the holiday.


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