Angel Ornaments

Angel Christmas Ornaments
Angel ornaments are best known for the nativity story, where an angel announced the birth of Jesus. The word "angel" was derived from the Greek word "angelos" which means messenger. The first angel ornaments were made of cookies or hand-crafted by straw. It was in the 1880s that glass Christmas ornaments were first invented, and angels were the most popular design. It is a description of the birth of Jesus. How the angels appeared to the shepherds as they lay watching their sheep at night. The angel ornament is an indication of great tidings as was the message of the angel who appeared when Christ was born.