crown (ritual clothing); headdress (head ornament); festival of light decoration

St Lucia's Day candle crown made of brass. The crown holds seven candles in total.

Worn by a girl representing St. Lucia for her town or school in a procession to the church. She's followed by other girls in white dresses. Recently little kids dress-up as ginger bread men to follow Lucia (Johanna Zetterstrom-Sharp).

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