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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.
Bronner #1186598.
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.)
Glass Sea Turtle Ornament
$14.99
Shell-ebrate Christmas with this unique sea turtle ornament! Crafted of glass with resin fins, our exquisitely detailed sea turtle ornament is painted in vibrant glazes and accented with shimmering glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this charming 1½" tall by 4" wide turtle is sure to make your seas-on bright!
(Symbol of the Turtle card included.)
Symbol Of The Butterfly Monarch Glass Ornament
$9.99
Symbolic of resurrection and eternal life, butterflies also represent flight, freedom, and creative thinking. Our beautiful Monarch butterfly ornament is artfully crafted of glass exclusively for Bronner's in Hungary with a satin white finish featuring our vibrant orange and black butterfly alighting on a flowering milkweed plant. This rare specimen measures 3" tall. The Symbol of the Butterfly is printed on the reverse side, which details the colorful legends associated with this perennial garden favorite.
Bronner #1179739.
Nutcracker Prince Glass Ornament
$12.99
Like the toy soldier from Tchaikovsky's famous ballet, our handsome Nutcracker Prince will add a suite charm to your tree! Shimmering with a myriad of colorful glazes and dazzling glitter accents, this charming 4½" tall Nutcracker Prince ornament is exquisitely crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®.
(Tradition of the Nutcracker card included.)
Bronner #1191929.
Symbol Of The Hummingbird Glass Ornament
$9.99
Depicting a ruby-throated hummingbird drawing nectar from a vibrant orange trumpet blossom, this shimmering white ornament makes a great gift for your bird lover! Crafted of glass in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, our Symbol of the Hummingbird ornament is printed on the reverse side with colorful legends associated with the popular garden visitor.
Gray Tabby Cat Glass Ornament
$9.99
What's wrong with being cat-fident? Perhaps that's what this adorable gray tabby cat is thinking as he casts his mesmerizing green eyes in your direction. Crafted of glass with an enameled white finish, this 3" round ornament is expertly crafted in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's and is sure to be a purrr-fect addition to your cat lover's tree. The Legend of the Tabby Cat is artfully printed in black on the reverse side of this stunning ornament.
Bronner #1194777.
Tabby Cat Glass Ornament
$9.99
A Christmas without this ornament on your pet lover's tree could be a cat-astrophe! This 3¼" tall ornament is carefully made from glass in the USA exclusively for Bronner's. Our special keepsake features the special artwork of a tabby cat face by staff artist Connie V. Larsen on a smooth white surface while the inspiring legend appears on the reverse side. This legend of the tabby cat ornament will make a purr-fect gift for your cat enthusiast!
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Bronner #1145438.
Pig With Wreath Glass Ornament
$11.99
Pork fun at Christmas décor! This adorable pig will be a real ham in your collection for years to come! Artfully crafted from glass and beautifully detailed in colorful glazes, this 4" long by 3½" tall pig is wrapped in a glistening, green, glitter, holly berry wreath and has a tiny gold jingle bell for a tail! Our whimsical pig with wreath ornament comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
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.)
Drink Good Beer With Good Friends Glass Ornament
$9.99
Originating in ancient Egypt, the brewing of beer is considered by many to be the oldest manufacturing art practiced by man. Isn't that reason enough to celebrate? Crafted of glass exclusively for Bronner's from Hungary, our 3" tall ornament has a matte black surface adorned with a foaming beer glass and the cheer-ful sentiment: Drink Good BEER With Good FRIENDS. This charming ornament will make a great gift for the beer aficionados on your list this year!
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Bronner #1194261.
Acrylic Hummingbird Ornaments Set Of 2
$7.95
Spread your decorating wings with these beautiful acrylic hummingbirds! Perfect for adding interest to your Christmas tree or windowpane, these prismatic ornaments refract light with a cut-crystal effect in flashes of blue and indigo and green and violet. Coming ready to display on silver cords, this mesmerizing set of 2 iridescent hummingbird ornaments have a hanging height of 4" tall.
Bigfoot Glass Ornament
$11.99
Our Bigfoot ornament is sure to make a big impression on your tree for years to come! Friends and family will have fun trying to sight this legendary wonder in the branches of your tree! Crafted of glass and resin, our Sasquatch stands at an impressive 4½" tall and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Bigfoot card included.)
Bronner #1133053.
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.)
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.)
Elephant With Baby Glass Ornament
$12.99
You're sure to recall this ornament with an elephant's memory long after the season has passed! Artfully formed from glass and resin and shimmering with glitter accents, our 3¾" tall keepsake depicts a marvelous elephant with a baby calf by her side. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, our elephant with baby glass ornament will make a wild-ly exciting and exotic gift for your safari animal enthusiast!
(Symbol of the Elephant card included.)
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Ornament
$12.99
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.)
Glass Ornament With Cardinal And Winter Scene
$26.99
From every angle, this imaginative design is simply stunning! One side of this gorgeous glass ornament is hand-painted with a wintry village scene depicting a steepled church and several quaint homes glistening under a blanket of sparkling white snow. The other side of this delightful keepsake depicts an artful cardinal and branch design which frames a reverse image of the village as viewed through the clear glass. Skillfully crafted in Poland, this exquisite 4" tall keepsake is sure to become a treasured favorite!
(Symbol of the Cardinal card included.)
4 Inch Land Turtle Glass Ornament
$14.99
Shell-ebrate the holidays with the tantalizing charm of this terrific tortoise! Artfully hand-crafted of glass, our 1¾" tall by 4" wide land turtle ornament is hand-painted with shimmering emerald glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this turtle ornament will make the perfect gift for your nature lover!
(Symbol of the Turtle card included.)
Bronner #1179432.
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.)
Claddagh Ornament
$11.99
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.)
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.
Sunflower Glass Ornament
$5.99
Brighten up your Christmas display with our sunflower ornament! Crafted of glass and accentuated with glistening gold, brown, and green glitter, this beautiful ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Measuring 3" tall, this vibrant sunflower will add the perfect touch to any summer-themed tree!
(Tradition of the Sunflower card included.)
Bumblebee Trail Glass Ornament
$8.99
Our bee-autiful bumblebee glass ornament will make a sweet addition to your Christmas tree! This bee has left a trail of activity, buzzing along a dashed line on our pearlescent glass ornament. Adorned with glittering iridescent white wings, our bumblebee trail glass ornament is sure to make a honey of a gift for nature enthusiasts! Measuring 3" tall, our bumblebee trail glass ornament is exclusively crafted in Hungary for Bronner's. Bee ready for a swarm of smiles when you bring this adorable keepsake home for the holidays!
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Glass Of Beer Ornament
$10.99
Cheers to another great Holiday Season with this foamy glass of cold brew! This frothy glass of beer is going to be a big hit with the beer lovers in your life this year. With glittering iridescent accents, this glass of beer is 4" tall and made of glass.
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Our Lady Of Czestochowa Ornament
$19.99
Today the shrine of Jasna Gora in Czesochowa continues to attract millions of visitors annually who honor its miraculous image. This charming Madonna with baby ornament is 4" tall and crafted of glass from Poland.
(Our Lady of Czestochowa Story card included.)
Green Shamrock Glass Ornament
$7.99
Allow this shimmering 2½" tall green shamrock ornament to give your tree a lucky sparkle this holiday season! This stunning shamrock ornament is crafted of glass exclusively for Bronners.
(Symbol of the Shamrock card included.)
Happy Birthday Jesus Candy Cane Tradition Glass Ornament
$8.99
Tradition Of The Candy Cane
The candy cane begins with a stick of white candy. The white symbolizes the purity of the Christmas season. Its hard consistency represents the Solid Rock, the foundation of the Church and the firmness of the promises of God. The candy is formed into a "J" to represent the precious name of Jesus. It can also represent the staff of the Good Shepherd with which He reaches the lambs who have gone astray. One large red stripe is for the blood shed by Christ on the cross, so that we may have eternal life.

Bring this tradition home today with this Bronner's exclusive ornament! With a stunning red satin finish, this charming ornament has the tradition of the candy cane printed in white along the back of the ornament and "Happy Birthday JESUS" across the front. Remember the reason for the season and give this wonderful ornament to all your friends and family this year. This unique ornament is 3" tall and crafted of glass from Hungary.
Mistletoe Ball Ornament
$8.99
Coming ready to hang with a white ribbon, this mistletoe is a perfect decoration for a holiday kiss! Representing peace to enemies and lovers alike, this 5" life-like mistletoe ball ornament is sure to bring an irresistible holiday cheer to your celebrations!
(Symbol of the Mistletoe 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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