The Colors of Christmas Ornaments: Red

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When it comes to Christmas ornaments that you can find to purchase and put onto the tree, there are many colors! Red is one of the colors that is seen throughout the Christmas aisles at stores. Red is considered a traditional color and in many cases, it is always a color that people are going to have on their Christmas ornaments that they are using on the tree. But, why is red such a Christmas color that is found?

Red is often used in conjunction with green, gold, silver, and even white. So it is one of those Christmas ornaments colors that really goes with just about anything. However, most people do not realize that there is a huge meaning behind using red in Christmas trees!

Did you know that red is often associated with Santa? After all, the jolly guy wears red and white in his suit. So, this is just one reason that so many ornaments have red in them. In addition, red is considered to be biblical in that it represents the apple in the Garden of Eden. Others state that the red is for the blood of Christ. For many religious people, including red on their tree is just another way to showcase their faith. The red on the candy canes that most people use on their trees are meant to symbolize the blood of Christ as well.

Red may not be the main color that people use on their trees, but it is definitely one that has some deeper meaning and can be incorporated easily onto trees and with other d├ęcor out there. So, the question is, do you want to use red ornaments on your tree this year? You could go with an entirely red theme, or just use a theme that is going to allow this color to shine!

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