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A mystical world of faeries, goddesses, angels and flowers.

Christmas Rose   Holly   Ivy
Goodwill   Domestic Happiness Blessings Friendship

Christmas Rose

Blessings and protection are said to be bestowed upon those who bring the Christmas Rose into their home at Christmas time.

The traditional Christmas and Yule tide decorations of holly and ivy also have positive meanings for this time of year. Holly has long been a symbol of goodwill and domestic happiness and the Ivy represents fidelity and freindship

The beautiful cyclamen brings colour to the festive decorations and in folklore is associated with motherhood.  In the Language of Flowers it has the meaning of ‘diffidence’.

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