Day archives: September 22nd, 2018

Pomegranate, the Symbol of Armenia

Pomegranate, the Symbol of Armenia

The pomegranate is one of most recognizable symbols of Armenia. It symbolizes fertility and fortune in Armenian mythology. It was also believed to be a guardian against the evil eye. At weddings, the bride would throw a pomegranate to break it into pieces. The scattered seeds of the pomegranate ensured that she would bear children. …