For those who celebrate Christmas, the holiday is filled with memories and traditions passed down from generation to generation.
And we're not just talking things like attending midnight mass or making gingerbread houses. The real magic of Christmas tends to lie in the decorations displayed all throughout the house.
In the slideshow below, artificial tree provider Balsam Hill is sharing images and stories about Christmas decorations from around the world. From a relatively new set of golden jingle bells in Romania to handmade snowflakes from Haiti, these pieces capture the true beauty of the holidays.
Visit Balsam Hill to see more sentimental Christmas decorations from around the world.