posted on Aug, 16 2012 @ 01:44 AM
reply to post by plube
In searching I found The haning kettle is similar to the Salvation Army 's Red Kettle Christmas campaign. I have heard there are connections to the
Salvation Army and Freemasons
I researched wreath and fish. I got pagans used wreaths in rituals.
Wiki Wreaths Wreaths originally were made for use with pagan rituals in Europe, and were associated
with the changing seasons and fertility. Christianity accepted the symbolism of the wreath based upon its Roman association with honour and moral
The fish may refer to Dagon, fertillity god.
Perhaps the Red Kettle is a way to celebrate the ritual that this pin is symbolizing, or this pin was an old symbol of the Salvation Army.
Christmas is a change of season. Fertility or multiplying, putting money in the pot brings about virtue.
I may be connecting dots that are too far apart here, but I tend to do that.
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