~ Wild Grapevines~
~ Ancient Egyptians used grapevines in
art symbolizing the heart, blood, & life.
The ancient Celtic culture used the grapevine
in ceremonial rituals to symbolize harvest,
Thanks for positive happenings, and rebirth
~ Grapevines are found in art, on pottery,
gravestones, and furniture, and used for
Weddings, Funerals, and distinctive medals
in the armed forces,as well as religious
ceromonies and rituals.
~Grapevines are known to be as ancient as the
Neolithic period from archeoligiacal and
anthropological studies. Varying species
can be found around the world.
~ The grapevine has even touched the armed
forces ~A WWII Distinctive Unit medal bears
two grapevine sprigs representing
strength and support.