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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.
Please select the alternate image for an additional view.
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.
Bronner #1186598.
Ladybugs Around Red Glass Ornament
$8.99
Have you ever wondered how "ladybugs" acquired their unusual name? According to European folklore, when aphids invaded vineyards many years ago, farmers prayed to the Virgin Mary for help. After a swarm of the little red beetles appeared to eat the aphids and save the crops, the farmers named the insects "ladybugs" in Honor of Mary, Our Lady. Symbolizing good luck, this unique ladybug ornament depicts a band of the delightfully spotted insects inching their way all around a vibrant red glass surface. Artfully crafted in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, this cheerful 3" round keepsake is sure to brighten your tree for many years to come!
(Legend of the Ladybug card included.)
Bronner #1188126.
Nutcracker Drop Glass Ornament
$26.99
This enchanting nutcracker is sure to have attention from friends and family throughout the holiday season! Expertly mouth blown from glass in Italy and skillfully hand-painted, this 6¼" tall ornament features an elegant gold finish with a nutcracker soldier standing between a present and trumpet and golden stars all accented with subtle glittering accents. Our classic looking nutcracker drop ornament is sure to add a traditional appeal to your Christmas tree.
(Tradition of the Nutcracker card included.)
Unicorn Ornament
$9.99
A streak of shimmering silver sequins graces this enchanting creature from the tip of his magical horn to the end of his flowing tail. Crafted of plastic with a soft faux fur covering, our snowy white unicorn measures 4½" tall and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
Legend of the Unicorn card included.
Bird In Nest Gold Glass Ornament
$14.99
Perched in the center of this golden orb is a wide-eyed cardinal in a gossamer nest. Skillfully produced in the Czech Republic, this exquisite hand-blown ornament sparkles with iridescent accents of copper and metallic gold and measures 3½" tall.
Symbol of the Bird Nest card included.
White Glass Ornament With Poinsettia Design
$17.99
Add a festive flair to your holiday décor with this gorgeous white glass ornament with poinsettia design. Masterfully crafted in Poland with gorgeous hand-painted glazes and shimmering glitter accents, this exceptional 3" tall keepsake is sure to add lustrous beauty to any tree.
Legend of the Poinsettia card included.
Yule Log Glass Ornament
$13.99
Add a touch of good fortune to your Christmas celebrations with this stunning yule log ornament! With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our exquisitely detailed yule log is 2¼" tall and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®. This charming yule log ornament is sure to warm the hearts of your friends and family as they see it hanging on their tree this year!
(Tradition of the Yule Log card included.)
Glistening Candy Cane Glass Ornament
$11.99
More than just eye-candy, this ornament is a symbolic reminder of the Divine at Christmas time! It is told that the delicious candy cane received its shape after a shepherd's crook and that the twisting ribbons of color signify the Holy one. Our 4¼" tall glistening candy cane ornament is crafted of glass from Old World Christmas® with a stunning coat of glitter and embellished by a festive sprig of holly. Allow this timeless keepsake to inspire a festive and reverent spirit for CHRISTmases to come!
(Tradition of the Candy Cane card included.)
Wreath Green Holly With Berries Ornament
$4.99
A wreath is a timeless addition to your Christmas décor. With sparkling green and red glitter, our 5", acrylic, holly with berries wreath is no exception. This striking wreath ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Wreath card included.)
Stocking With Snowman Ornament
$9.99
Stocking the tree has never been more fun than with this delightful ornament! This 4¼" tall glass ornament features a painted winter scene of a snowman with stunning glitter accents on a lovely red and white stocking. This charming stocking with a snowman ornament comes ready to hang with a white ribbon.
(Legend of the Christmas Stocking card included.)
Gray Cat With Santa Hat Glass Ornament
$14.99
A Christmas without this darling ornament would surely be a cat-astrophie! Artfully crafted in Poland, this exceptional glass ornament is skillfully hand-painted with vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Our adorable 4" tall gray cat with Santa hat ornament will make a purr-fect gift for the feline lover on your Christmas list!
(Legend of the Cat card included.)
Elephant Glass Ornament
$22.99
This adorable elephant is ready to stampede his way into your heart and onto your tree this holiday season! With a beautiful sateen finish and sparkling glitter accents, this 3½" tall by 4" wide elephant ornament is artfully crafted of glass from Poland and is sure to be a ton of fun for seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Elephant card included.)
Bronner #1155963.
Morel Mushroom Clip-On Glass Ornament
$7.99
No longer will your mushroom enthusiast have to wait for spring to see the morel mushroom sprout, thanks to our glass replica! Glittering accents add an intriguing appeal to this beautiful wonder of nature you'll love at Christmas! Our exclusive morel mushroom ornament measures 4½" tall and features a sturdy, silver clip for easy display in your tree or décor. This unique clip-on ornament will make the perfect gift for your favorite mycologist!
Tradition of the Mushroom card included.
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.)
Clear Wine Bottle With Cup Glass Ornament
$11.99
Classy and distinctive, our clear glass wine bottle ornament is brilliantly beautiful. Hand-painted with gracefully glittered grape leaves and adorned with gemstone grapes, the bottle suspends a charming blown-glass cup of wine. 7½" high, this clear wine bottle glass ornament is ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of Wine card included.)
Personalized Red Apple Glass Ornament
$16.99
When comparing apples to apples, this shiny red variety is a grade A+! Whether personalized with white paint by our professional Bronner's artists at no additional charge or plain, this exquisitely detailed red apple ornament is sure to be a treasured keepsake for years to come with your special teacher or apple lover. With vivid glazes and exquisite detail, this unique red apple ornament is 3" tall and crafted of glass.
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(Legend of the Apple card included.)
Bronner #1122880.

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Carrot Glass Ornament
$7.99
Our realistic looking carrot ornament is sure to be organic Christmas fun! According to legend a treasured addition to a bride's first Christmas tree was the carrot ornament, which was believed to bring good luck in the kitchen! This deliciously-designed ornament features an orange sateen-finished carrot with a green top. Proudly crafted in Poland of high-quality glass and measuring 4¾" tall, this vegetable is a great gift for those who love cooking!
(Legend of the Carrot card included.)
Lavender Butterfly Spun Glass Ornament
$4.99
This lavender butterfly ornament is sure to make your heart flutter. Beautifully formed from spun glass, this ornament measures approximately 2¼" in length. Iridescent paints shine brightly against black accents. This ornament makes a unique and rare addition to your butterfly enthusiast's collection!
(Symbol of the Butterfly card included.)
Butterfly Hanging In Glass Ornament
$8.99
If you love to watch butterflies fluttering through the fields then you will simply adore this special keepsake as it "flitters" in your tree! The 4¼" tall bulb is carefully formed from glass with strokes of green and glittering grass blades among pink and fuchsia flowers while a glittering butterfly detailed on a transparent film dangles within. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, our butterfly hanging in glass ornament makes a gift fit for a monarch!
(Symbol of the Butterfly card included.)
4 Inch Blue Glass Butterfly Ornament
$12.99
Spread your decorating wings with this magnificent glass butterfly! Resplendent with light-reflecting glazes of blue and gold, our exquisite 4" tall butterfly ornament sparkles with a myriad of colorful glitter accents in delightful paisley patterns. Adorned with twinkling sapphire gems, this gorgeous keepsake comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Symbol of the Butterfly card included.
Bluebird In Twig Nest Glass Clip On Ornament
$12.99
A darling glass bluebird nestles cheerfully in his rustic twig nest in this uplifting woodland design. Sporting a tail of soft, indigo feathers, this harbinger of happiness is charmingly hand-painted with a variety of dazzling azure glazes. Ornament measures approximately 4" tall x 6" long and features a metal clip for precise placement in your tree, wreath, or centerpiece.
(Symbol of the Bird Nest card included.)
Cowboy Boot With Hat Glass Ornament
$11.99
Y'all have a rootin' tootin' good time hanging this fun keepsake on the tree! Artfully crafted of glass and resin, our cowboy boot with hat ornament features vibrant hand-painted glazes accented with a variety of eye-catching glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this 5" tall keepsake is sure to be a perfect fit for your western-themed tree!
Tradition of the Cowboy Boot card included.
Sunflower Formed Glass Ornament
$20.99
Your tree will bloom with a sunny touch of summer delight when you display this magnificent flower ornament! Exquisitely crafted from formed glass in Poland with stunning glitter and microbead accents, this 4" tall sunflower Christmas ornament is sure to be in season even during the holidays. Use this mesmerizing ornament to brighten up your gardening enthusiast's gift with a touch of natural beauty!
(Tradition of the Sunflower card included.)
Honeycomb With Bees Glass Ornament
$22.99
You're sure to bee pleased with this sweet honeycomb ornament! Masterfully crafted of glass in Poland, our 4" hive of activity is practically dripping with amber glazes and iridescent glitter accents. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, our honeycomb with bees ornament is sure to cause a buzz of excitement with the beekeeper or honey lover on your Christmas list!
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Mushroom Dove with Feathers Clip Ornament
$3.99
Eye-catching, distinctive, and elegant, the dove has long been a symbol of peace and love. Crafted from compressed Styrofoam for a "mushroom" feel and real feathers for a lifelike touch, this 4¾" long by 2¼" tall dove clip ornament will add a graceful touch of beauty to your tree!
Features a sturdy silver metal clip for stay-put placement.
(Symbol of the Dove card included.)
Clear Teapot With Flowers Glass Ornament
$10.99
Brew up a special holiday with this unique tea-themed keepsake! Expertly hand-crafted of glass in Romania, this pretty 3¾" tall teapot has a charming handle and spout glistening with metallic gold glazes. Hand-painted with a myriad of colorful flowers, this brew-tea-ful ornament is sure to serve you well for many seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Teapot card included.)
Robin Glass Clip On Ornament
Reg. $9.99 Sale $6.98
Your favorite bird enthusiast is sure to be flying high when he or she notices this adorable companion on the tree! Exclusively crafted from glass for Bronner's, our enchanting robin ornament measures approximately 2¼" tall by 5" wide and features a silver, metal clip for easy display. A tweet gift for bird watcher's and enthusiasts alike!
(Legend of the Robin card included.)
Beer Styles Glass Ornament
$8.99
This bubbly ornament is good for what ales you! Our fun beer styles ornament is artfully crafted from glass in Hungary and measures 3" tall. Resembling a glass of beer, the bottom half of this clear ornament is painted in an amber hue topped with foamy white froth and cascading bubbles. The types of beer Pilsner, IPA, Wheat, Pale Ale, Stout, Lager, Amber, and Belgian appear in brown and wrap around the circumference of this refreshing design. Hoppy Holidays!
(Tradition of the Beer card included.)
Burgundy Bell With Candle And Flower Glass Ornament
$6.99
Ring in the New Year with this beautiful burgundy bell ornament! Hand-crafted and painted in Germany, this exquisite 2½" glass bell ornament has a lovely reflective burgundy finish with gold and white flowers accented in glitter.
(Legend of the Christmas Bells 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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