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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.
Peanut Glass Ornament
$5.99
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.)
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.)
Blue Egg with Flowers Glass Ornament
$18.99
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.)
Black And White Cow Glass Ornament
$15.99
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.)
Eagle And Flag Ornament
$9.99
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.)
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.)
Abominable Snowman Glass Ornament
$11.99
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.)
Sand Dollar Ornament
$4.99
Relive memories of tropical breezes and warm seas with this nautical novelty! Our sand dollar ornament is the color of a white sandy beach with sparkling accents of iridescent glitter. This glistening sea creature measures 3¼" tall and comes ready to hang with a shimmering gold cord. You'll be surfing up smiles with our authentic sand dollar ornament when you add this natural touch to your Christmas tree!
(Legend of the Sand Dollar card included.)
Holly And Mistletoe Glass Ornament
$16.99
This beautiful gold, green, and red ornament is sure to put you in the holly-day spirit! Made in Poland and crafted of glass, our matte gold ornament features shiny green leaves, ravishing red glitter berries, and matte white and shiny gold paint accents. Measuring 3¾" tall, this holly and mistletoe ornament will be a terrific addition to your tradition-themed tree!
(Legend of the Holly 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, and accents of iridescent glitter. This sparkling sea creature measures 3½" tall and comes ready to hang with a monofilament line. 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.)
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.)
Small Garlic Clove Glass Ornament
$4.99
Add a clove of garlic to your recipe for one zesty Christmas celebration! Crafted of glass from Poland, our 1½" garlic clove ornament is sure to spice up your tree for years to come. A soft satin glaze adds a realistic appeal.
(Tradition of Garlic card included.)
5.5 Inch Spun Clear Glass Icicles Set of 12
$14.99
Icicle ornaments of hand-twisted glass add genuine old-fashioned elegance to your tree.
Package of 12, 5½" tall icicles.
Each icicle ornament comes ready to hang a silver cord.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Bronner #1017436.
Acorn Cluster Glass Ornament
$16.99
Fall into the season by decorating your tree or favorite wreath with this rustic cluster of 7 acorns. Beautifully crafted of glass, each 1¾" tall acorn is strung together on a stem of raffia for a total hanging height of 7¼". This attractive cluster of acorns shimmers with glittering accents and comes ready to hang with a gold cord. It's ok to get nuts with excitement over this marvelous ornament cluster!
(Symbol of the Acorn card included.)
Poinsettia on Icicle Form Glass Ornament
$22.99
Smooth and reflective glazes combine with a variety of eye-catching colors to create the pretty poinsettia that is this ornament's alluring focal point. The sleek, shimmering frost surface is a perfect complement to this ornament's dazzling details.
Made in Poland, this 10" long glass ornament is double-sided to ensure its beauty is seen from all angles!
(Legend of the Poinsettia card included.)
Green Wreath Acrylic Ornament
$4.99
A wreath is a timeless addition to your holiday décor. Our green wreath acrylic ornament is no exception with its stunning glitter accents! This beautiful 5" tall wreath ornament comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Wreath card included.)
Bronner #1119204.
Peacock With Feather Tail Glass Ornament
$14.99
Your special bird enthusiast will sing with delight to receive this dazzling peacock ornament! With a glass body and long feather tail, our spellbinding bird ornament is 3¼" tall by 12" wide. The glamorous tail of our pretty peacock includes teal fluff feathers, turquoise feathers, and three peacock feathers. The body of the bird is accentuated with gold, green, and blue glitter with purple rhinestones. Chunky blue glitter and hunter green feathers accent the head of this stunning peacock ornament. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this peacock with feathers glass ornament is sure to be a conversation piece for years to come!
(Symbol of the Peacock card included.)
Black And White Cow With Red Scarf Ornament
$12.99
Moo-ve the rest of your ornaments over for this beautiful bovine! Crafted of glass and accentuated with dazzling black glitter and a red felt scarf, this 3½" tall by 5" wide cow comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Your farmer or cow enthusiast will be udder-ly ecstatic to receive this cute cow as a gift this Christmas!
(Symbol of the Cow card included.)
Dove And Peace Clear Glass Ornament
$19.99
Wish your loved ones Peace on Earth year after year with this charming dove ornament! Extraordinarily hand-painted in Italy, this 4" tall mouth-blown glass ornament features a stunning blue and white dove flying through subtle silver swirls. On the opposite side of this beautiful dove and peace clear ornament, the words "Peace on Earth" are painted in shimmering white with iridescent glitter accents.
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(Symbol of the Dove card included.)
Red Chili Peppers Spun Glass Ornament
$15.99
Add some spicy flavor to your Christmas tree with this string of five red hot chili peppers. Skillfully made of spun glass, each red glass pepper measures 4" and is tied to twine in an authentic Mexican design. Heat up your winter Holiday with this fanciful string of red hot chili peppers.
(Tradition of the Chili Pepper card included.)
Opal Brown Pinecone With Gold Glitter Ornament
$4.99
Pinecones are a natural addition to anyone’s evergreen tree! Accented with sparkling gold glitter, our pearly brown pinecone is 2½" tall and crafted of glass from Germany. This opal mocha pinecone is sure to have your friends and family pining for more!
(Tradition of the Pine Cone card included.)
Brown Pine Cone Glass Ornament
$4.99
Symbolic of everlasting life, evergreens thrive in the coldest winter. Pine cones have been used for centuries as Christmas decorations. This 3¼" tall glass ornament is hand crafted in Germany from a mold in the traditional European style. The opalescent toffee brown colored finish is adorned with gold glittered accents. This beautiful pine cone ornament will add a natural element to your holiday tree.
(Tradition of the Pine Cone card included.)
Pineapple With Glitter Ornament
$12.99
Regarded as a symbol of welcome and hospitality, the pineapple is often displayed in coastal towns stretching from New England to Florida! Masterfully crafted of glass, this beautiful ornament is accentuated with dazzling gold glitter. Measuring 4½" tall, this pineapple ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Show your love for a friend or welcome a new neighbor with our pineapple with glitter ornament!
(Tradition of the Pineapple card included.)
Black And White Rooster With Feather Ornament
$17.99
Legend holds that the only time the rooster crowed at midnight was when Christ was born. This charmingly crafted rooster is constructed in Poland of mouth-blown and hand-painted glass. Real feathers adorn his tail. Mounted on a spring clip, our watchful Rooster will appear to perch right on a branch of your Christmas tree. 3¼" tall x 4".
(Legend of the Rooster card included.)
Edelweiss Bloom Glass Ornament
$11.99
Whether displayed as a symbol of love or a declaration of bravery, this 2½" glass ornament will bloom with beauty on your tree for seasons to come! Artfully crafted of glass from Germany, this edelweiss bloom ornament is beautifully colored in satin finishes, while glittering accents add an eye-catching and mythical appeal.
(Symbol of the Edelweiss card included.)
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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Bronner #1164339.
Legend Of The Ladybug Glass Ornament
$9.99
Another Christmas without this treasure is sure to bug you! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall white enameled ornament features a solitary ladybug glistening with ebony glitter accents gracing the front while the legend can be read on the back. Ladybug and legend enthusiasts are sure to be inspired by this unique keepsake for years to come!
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Star Of Bethlehem Gold And Silver Glass Ornament
$7.99
Representing the guiding light that led the magi to the Christ-child, the star has been used to decorate Christmas trees for centuries. Our brilliant star of Bethlehem is crafted of glass with an alternating pattern of matte and shiny finishes and accented with sparkling gold glitter. Predominantly gold in color, this Christmas star has a shiny silver center that captures the light with a mesmerizing radiance. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this beautiful 4" tall ornament will likely be the star of your ornament collection!
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(Symbol of the Star of Bethlehem 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.)
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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