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Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition
$5.99
Christmas traditions bring an element of warmth and continuity to our holiday celebrations. This delightful soft-cover book explores 100 of the special legends and symbols that have inspired the beautiful ornaments sold at Bronner's CHRISTmas wonderland. The legend of the drummer boy and the symbol of the starfish are just two of the fascinating customs found in this text proudly printed in the USA. Featuring beautiful full-color illustrations by Bronner's staff artist Connie V. Larsen, our 52 page souvenir legends book is an updated edition of the text published in 2004 and includes 28 new entries. Our exclusive read is sure to stir memories, reinforce family traditions, and encourage the retelling of stories and legends you love so well for many years to come as your family draws closer!
When closed, this Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition measures 9" tall by 6" wide. Created and printed in the USA.
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Bronner #1166090.
Symbol Of The Cherry Blossom Glass Ornament
$9.99
Symbolic of good fortune, love and affection, cherry blossoms are appreciated around the world as an early sign of spring. Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, this 3" round shimmering white ornament depicts a branch with a vibrant pink cherry blossom. Printed on the reverse side of this gorgeous keepsake is the Symbol of the Cherry Blossom which details the colorful legends associated with this perennial favorite.
Starfish Ornament
$4.99
Relive memories of tropical breezes and warm seas with this nautical novelty! Our star fish ornament combines the colors of a white sandy beach with an orange sunset. Coming ready to hang with a monofilament line, this stunning 3½" tall starfish ornament was created by dusting a real starfish with sparkling iridescent glitter accents. You'll be surfing up smiles with our authentic star fish ornament when you add this natural touch to your Christmas tree!
(Symbol of the Starfish card included.)
St. Christopher Round Glass Ornament
Reg. $9.99 Sale $7.98
Lovingly known as the patron saint of travelers, St. Christopher used his enormous size and physical strength to assist people across a dangerous river. One day, according to legend, St. Christopher transported a young child who proved to be Christ himself. This exclusive 3¼" tall glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the Saint carrying the Christ child on his shoulder. Proudly produced in the USA, our St. Christopher ornament includes an inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life which can be read on the reverse side.
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Personalized Rainbow With Smiling Sun Glass Ornament
$10.99
When the storm clouds of life part, don't forget to look upward…you just might see a rainbow smiling down on you! Our charming rainbow ornament appears in a whole spectrum of colors along with a smiling sun and fluffy clouds in one brilliant display. Skillfully crafted of glass with sparkling glitter details, our 2½" tall by 4¾" wide rainbow with smiling sun glass ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. This unique keepsake provides the perfect place to add a touch of your loved one's sunny personal-ity℠ with a red paint pen by one of our talented Bronner's artist's at no additional charge!
Symbol of the Rainbow card included.

Please select the alternate image for a view of this ornament without personalization.Please select "ADD TO CART" to personalize this ornament with a Name (up to 8 characters).
Yule Log Legend Glass Ornament
Reg. $10.99 Sale $8.98
Ancient European folklore states that lighting the yule log on Christmas would erase trouble from the past and bring prosperity to the household in the coming year. Yule certainly appreciate the charming details of our exclusive 3¼" tall ornament which features a colorful rendition of a yule log delightfully decorated with spruce branches, pine cones and a festive red ribbon. Certain to spark your interest, the legend of the yule log is printed on the reverse side of this legend-ary ornament. Produced in the USA.
Leprechaun With Pot Of Gold Round Glass Ornament
Reg. $10.99 Sale $5.98
Folklore tells us the wee Irish folk called leprechauns stash their gold in a pot at the end of the rainbow. If you catch one and can keep him in sight, he must take you to his treasure. If the leprechaun can trick you into looking away, he will vanish along with your hopes for finding his loot! Our exclusive 3¼" tall ornament features a colorful imp with his golden treasure. Skillfully crafted of glass proudly produced in the USA, our leprechaun with pot of gold ornament includes a synopsis of the legend which can be read on the reverse side.
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Victorian Santa With Tree Glass Ornament
$32.99
His eyes…how they twinkle, his dimples…how merry, his cheeks are like roses, his nose like a cherry! Our exquisite 7" tall Victorian Santa with tree glass ornament is artfully crafted in Poland using vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Holding a staff in one hand and a festively decorated tree in another, visions of this jolly St. Nick ornament are likely to dance in your head!
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Pink Portly Pig Glass Ornament
$11.99
Whimsically designed, this portly pink pig glass ornament will add an element of unexpected humor to your tree! Crafted by skilled artisans in the Czech Republic, our endearing 2½" tall pig is hand-painted with charming attention to detail. Ham it up this Christmas with an ornament certain to add laughter and fun to your holiday celebrations!
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(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
St. Francis Of Assisi Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Born in 1182, St. Francis of Assisi is credited with popularizing the use of the Nativity scene in Christmas celebrations. This exclusive 3¼" tall glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the patron saint of animals and the environment. Depicted holding a dove and a Bible in a field of wildflowers, our St. Francis of Assisi ornament is proudly produced in the USA. An inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life can be read on the reverse side.
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Pink Unicorn Ornament
$8.99
This beautiful unicorn ornament is sure to make a wonderful addition to your Christmas tree this Holiday Season! These Christmas unicorns are depicted all the way around this stunning 3" tall pink transparent glass ornament. With glittering iridescent accents, this charming unicorn ornament is sure to be a treasured keepsake with your loved one for years to come! Made in Hungary.
(Legend of the Unicorn card included.)
Icicle 6 Inch Iridescent Spun Glass Icicle Ornament
$3.99
Add an element of brilliant shine to your tree with this eye-catching design. Crafted of spun glass, our twisted icicle form reflects prisms of iridescent light. A natural accent for any tree, our 6" tall icicle comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Polish Star Legend Glass Ornament
$9.99
The star plays an important role in traditional Polish Christmas celebrations. On Christmas Eve the first star of the night is named Gwiazda, meaning little star, in tribute to the Star of Bethlehem. At the moment it appears, greetings and good wishes are exchanged and families partake of Wigilia, the most carefully planned meal of the year. Produced exclusively for Bronner's by our supplier in Hungary, our 3" tall Polish Star glass ornament features an 8 pointed star painted in a vibrant red hue and accented with sparkling glitter. The tradition of the Polish star is printed on the reverse side of this distinctive ornament.
Brown And Beige Owl Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Whoooo's been credited throughout history for providing forewarning and good counsel? Why, the humble owl, of course! Comparisons have been made between the owl's visual ability to pierce the darkness and the light of Christ dissolving the darkness of the world. Artfully crafted in Hungary, our brown and beige owl round glass ornament measures 3" tall and features a depiction of a brown and beige owl on the front while the Legend of the Owl can be read on the reverse side.
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Dolphin Family Spun Glass Ornament
$12.99
This ornament is sure to make a big splash on your tree! Two gorgeous spun glass dolphins hang from a clear monofilament line in this 3" tall nautical decoration. Delicate waves roll under the dolphins with their shining diamond eyes. Your ocean enthusiast will be thrilled to sea this dolphin family spun glass ornament!
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Symbol Of The Claddagh Ring Glass Ornament
$9.99
An international symbol of love and friendship, this Claddagh ring ornament is sure to become a loyal addition to your tree year after year! Our 3" tall ornament is finished in smooth white satin and is exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary. The symbolic Irish Claddagh emblem, featuring a pair of hands holding a crowned heart, is prominently displayed in a metallic gold finish on the front with the words "love • loyalty • friendship", while the "Symbol of the Claddagh Ring" is printed in black on the back.
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Legend Of The Dreamcatcher Glass Ornament
$9.99
Catch this dreamy ornament for the tree! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall ornament is beautifully colored in a smooth satin beige finish. A Native American dreamcatcher is incredibly detailed on the front with dangling feathers and glittering turquoise "beads" while the "Legend of the Dreamcatcher" can be read in black on the back. Your Native American Indian enthusiast is sure to think you're a dream catcher when he or she sees this exquisite keepsake hanging on the tree!
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St. Anthony Glass Ornament
$9.99
Crafted of glass and proudly produced in the USA, this inspirational ornament features the likeness of St. Anthony in full color detail, holding a small child and a lily stalk. According to legend, when St. Anthony's cherished book of Psalms was stolen, he prayed to God that it would be found. The thief was so moved by St. Anthony's faith, that he returned the book. To this day, people pray through St. Anthony to find lost and stolen articles. The legend of St. Anthony is printed on the reverse side of this exclusive 3¼" tall ornament.
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Dragonfly Trail Glass Ornament
$8.99
Dragonflies grace warm spring days with their fragile beauty. Bring nature indoors this Christmas with our dragonfly trail glass ornament. Skillfully crafted of glass in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, our 3" round bulb has a two-tone finish in olive green and silver. Adorned with a whimsical trail of glittering dragonflies, you're sure to find this ornament quite uplifting!
(Symbol of the Dragonfly card included.)
Angel Wings Frosted Ornament
$4.99
Soaring serenely on the branches of your Christmas tree, these angel wings will serve as a tangible reminder of your spiritual faith. Crafted in acrylic, our angel wings frosted ornament is artfully detailed and accented with shimmering glitter. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, these 3½" tall angel wings have a wingspan of 6½".
(Symbol of the Guardian Angel Feathers card included.)
Growler With Hoppy Christmas Glass Ornament
$20.99
Artfully hand-crafted of glass exclusively for Bronner's from Poland with vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents, our 3¾" tall beer growler features a decorative label with a glass of beer and the sentiment HOPPY CHRISTMAS CRAFT BEER! This charming ornament will be perfect for the beer connoisseur on your Christmas list!
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Bronner #1172752.
Personalized Beer Mug Round Glass Ornament
$11.99
More fun is on tap this holiday season with our personalized beer mug round ornament! Artfully crafted of glass in Hungary, this 3" tall ornament features a foaming mug of ale accented in sparkling iridescent glitter on a transparent amber finish. Allow one of Bronner's artists to add personal-ity™ with your special beer aficionado's name hand-lettered using a brown paint pen at no additional charge.
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(Tradition of Beer card included.)

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Heirloom Rooster Glass Ornament
$16.99
According to Spanish and Latin American legend, the rooster crowed once at midnight to announce the birth of the Baby Jesus. Why not start a new family tradition by displaying this heirloom rooster ornament on your tree? Exquisitely crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, our 4¼" rooster ornament is decorated with the vibrant glazes and eye-catching glitter accents you're sure to appreciate.
(Legend of the Rooster card included.)
Peace On Earth Lion And Lamb Round Ivory Glass Ornament
$9.99
Christian beliefs attribute the qualities of both the powerful lion and the gentle lamb to Jesus Christ the Son of God. This exclusive inspirational 3¼" tall glass ornament features a depiction of a lion lying down with a lamb, symbolizing peace and harmony. Proudly produced in the USA, our Peace on Earth ornament includes an inspiring synopsis of the symbol of the lion and the lamb which can be read on the reverse side.
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Large Shiny Pickle Glass Ornament
$7.99
Are you in a pickle over your ornament collection? Why not add this darling 3¾" tall "gherkin" to your tree? Artfully crafted of glass exclusively for Bronner's, this large shiny pickle ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of the Pickle card included.)
Bronner #1167796.
Legend of the Donkey's Cross Round Ornament
$9.99
Our 3¼" tall legend of the donkey’s cross round ornament is carefully made from glass in the USA exclusively for Bronner's. Our special keepsake features the humble donkey grazing peacefully in a patch of fresh green grass on the front of the ornament, while the inspiring legend of the donkey cross is inscribed on the back.
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Personalized Holly Wreath Heart Sparkle Glass Ornament
$12.99
This festive green and red holly wreath design features a unique heart shape waiting to be filled with the names of a special couple! Artfully crafted in Hungary, our 3" tall ornament is designed with a revolutionary interior coating of shimmering white glitter that sparkles through the clear glass like an infinite number of stars. This charming keepsake can be personalized by one of our talented Bronner's artists with a red paint pen at no additional charge for a touch of personal-ity™ they're sure to cherish!
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Legend of the Holly card included.

Please select "ADD TO CART" to personalize this ornament with a 1st Line (up to 14 characters), 2nd Line (up to 14 characters), and 3rd Line (up to 10 characters).
Resting Tiger Glass Ornament
$10.99
The life-like eyes and detailed face of our sitting tiger ornament is sure to cause quite an up-roar on the branches of your tree! Masterfully crafted from glass and accented with vivid glazes and glistening stripes, our 2¾" tall x 4½" wide tiger comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Tiger card included.)
Angel Fish On Round Blue Glass Ornament
$10.99
Our angel fish ornament is sure to have you hooked! Skillfully crafted from glass, this 4¼" tall translucent blue glass ornament transforms into a tropical seascape with the addition of swaying seaweed and a colorful school of angelfish. Glittering and microbead accents beautifully accompany this artful keepsake that comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Fish card included.)
Tiny Pickle Glass Ornament
$5.99
Are you in a pickle over your ornament collection? Why not add this darling 2¼" tall "gherkin" to your tree? Artfully crafted of glass, this tiny pickle ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of the Pickle card included.)
Perfectly illustrating a legend, symbol, or tradition, each ornament in these sections has been chosen by Bronner's as a symbol for the story it represents. Each section has its own special story that adds depth and enjoyment to the beauty of the ornaments. Enjoy these special traditions that will bring meaning and enjoyment to your Christmas for years to come!
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