The pomegranate fruit is originated from Iran and northern India, yet it is said that Iran is the largest exporter in the world, it is know as ” Anar”. Although here in California ], because of a similar climate, the pomegranate bushes are seen all around.
Once this fruit is opened up, it shows it’s real beauty, the kernels appear like jewels.
The red seeds are placed like in a cone, similar to a honey cone
The Iranian tradition celebrates Yalda, on the longest and darkest night of the year, it’s a winter solstice celebration. Pomegranates are one of the significant fruits of this tradition.
As the red color symbolizes the dawn and glow of life.