Christmas Wreath with decorations on front door in Greenwich Village.
The tradition of hanging wreath during Christmas is essentially a Christian ritual. This is done during the Christmas season, traditionally used to prepare for the coming of Christ, also known as the Advent season in Christianity. Traditionally, the Christmas wreaths were made of evergreen leaves, which are still symbolize the permanence of life. A traditional wreath is a circle, which means that there is no beginning or end and that God is eternal.