Decoration of Christmas trees in 2017 is one of the oldest traditions which is followed on this day. The decorated tree is normally an evergreen conifer of the likes of pine, spruce, or fir, although with the advent of modern technology, artificial Christmas trees are also used nowadays, which are made from polyvinyl chloride. The use of a man-made artificial tree serves the purpose of saving trees and also retaining the old Christmas spirit which is normally associated with this event.
People work extremely hard to decorate their Christmas trees in order to make them look as beautiful as possible. Several times edibles such as nuts, apples, and other foods are used to decorate Christmas Trees. Christmas lights are also usually used to decorate the tree and make it look more colorful.
Along with that a wide variety of ornaments are also used in the decoration process including tinsel, garland, and candy canes. Many people also place an angel or a star at the top in order to represent the Star of Bethlehem and the angel Gabriel. Besides that, several other Christmas ornaments are also used for decorations which are most of the time made from metal, wood, glass, and ceramics.
It is a fact that the tradition of hosting Christmas trees on this occasion came from Germany and now the tradition has spread all over the world. The first of the trees were decorated by the use of apples, white candies and pastries which were molded in the shapes of hearts, stars, and flowers. After that ornaments of different materials such as Glass, Wood and other materials were used in the process. Today the decoration of a Christmas trees is the one thing which everyone does who celebrate this occasion.