Saint Boniface applied the triangular figure of the fir tree to illustrate the Sacred Trinity of God our Father, the Holy Ghost and the Son. During the 12th Century, the trees were hung upside down from the ceilings as a sign of Christianity. One December, Ancient Egyptians carried green palm twigs in their homes as a sign of life’s victory over death. Golden apples were used by Druid priests as an ornament in their oak trees for the winter solstice festivity. While one Middle Ages December, the trees were hung up with red apples, being the sign for the feast of Eve and Adam and it is called, Paradise Tree.
PARIS, 1510 – It is the initial orientation of the fir tree ornamented for Christmas was at the Riga in Latvia. During 1521, Princess Hlne de Mecklembourg initiated a Christmas tree after getting married to the Duke of Orleans.
-While in 1601, a visitor to Strasbourg noticed a family ornamenting a tree with golden twists sugar or barley sugar, wafers and colorful paper flowers.