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Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition
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
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.
Peanut Glass Ornament
The perfect gift to tell someone that you're absolutely nuts about them! Crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, this 3" tall peanut ornament features life-like peanut ridges with exquisite glittering accents.
(Symbol of the Peanut card included.)
Blue Egg with Flowers Glass Ornament
Our elegant egg ornament features gold swirls on a matte blue finish. Crafted of glass accentuated with beautiful flowers lavishly coated in dazzling glitter, this 3¾" tall unique egg will make the perfect addition to any holiday décor!
(Tradition of the Painted Egg card included.)
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Ornament
Shining a little light on your holiday celebrations is this charming lighthouse ornament with glittering accents! This festive 5" glass ornament represents the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina, which is the tallest lighthouse in the nation. Because of its unique spiral pattern, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has been nicknamed “The Big Barber Pole."
(Symbol of the Lighthouse card included.)
Hummingbird Glass Ornament
Humming around the branches of your tree for seasons to come, this stunning bird makes the perfect gift for your special gardener or bird enthusiast! Expertly crafted from glass in Poland, this 3" tall hummingbird ornament shimmers in delicate details and glittering accents.
(Symbol of the Hummingbird card included.)
Scottish Bagpipe Playing Santa Glass Ornament
This Scottish Santa wishes you and yours a very Nollaig Chridheil by playing a spirited bagpipe solo! Artfully crafted of glass from Poland and painted plaid with glittering accents, this 5½" tall ornament will add a touch of Scotland's enchanting charm to your tree.
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
St. Patrick With Sheep And Staff Ornament
Dressed in stunning greens and shamrocks, St. Patrick is ready to join your Irish décor! Holding a lamb and coiled metal staff, our saintly ornament is artfully crafted from formed glass and resin. Glistening glitter accents give this 4¾" tall green Santa eye-catching appeal. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this St. Patrick with sheep and staff ornament will make a terrific gift for your special Irishman!
(Story of St. Patrick card included.)
Abominable Snowman Glass Ornament
Your novelty tree with be anything but abominable with this darling white yeti ornament! Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, our 4¾" Abominable Snowman ornament is crafted of glass and resin and accented with sparkling iridescent glitter accents. Your special science fiction fan will love to find this legendary abominable snowman wandering through the branches of his or her tree!
(Legend of the Bigfoot card included.)
White Lighthouse Glass Ornament
Add a beacon of light to your tree with this magnificent white lighthouse ornament! Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this 4" tall ornament is sure to shine in your collection with its radiant glazes and glittering accents. Our white lighthouse glass ornament makes a thoughtful gift your lighthouse enthusiast is shore to love for years to come!
(Symbol of the Lighthouse card included.)
Claddagh Ornament
This traditional Irish symbol has been charmingly crafted of from Old World Christmas®. This 3" tall claddagh ornament incorporates two hands clasping a crowned heart. "With these hand I give you my heart, and I crown it with my love." The reverse side of this unique 3 dimensional ornament contains a shimmering, emerald shamrock surrounded by a rich, gold wreath. A lovely ornament to commemorate a marriage or deep and lasting friendship.
(Symbol of the Claddagh Ring card included.)
Black And White Cow Glass Ornament
Cow enthusiasts alike will be able to spot this utter-ly beautiful bovine on your tree in a heartbeat! Marvelously crafted from glass with soft flocked patches, our black and white cow ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Measuring 3¾" tall, this wholesome cow will round-out your farm animal lover's gift with appeal he or she will be happy to milk for seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Cow card included.)
Dolphin With Santa Hat Ornament
This dolphin is jumping with Christmas joy! Measuring 5" tall and crafted of formed glass, this glitter-accented mammal is all ready for Christmas with its Santa hat. Coming ready to hang with gold cord, this beautiful dolphin ornament will make the perfect addition to any dolphin lover’s Christmas tree!
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Eagle And Flag Ornament
Show your patriotism this Christmas with our eagle and American flag ornament! Beautifully crafted from resin, this 5" ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. This majestic ornament will make a perfect addition to any patriot's Christmas tree!
(Symbol of the Eagle card included.)
Mushroom Dove with Feathers Clip Ornament
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.)
Lavender Butterfly Spun Glass Ornament
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.)
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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