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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.
Heart With Rhinestones Glass Ornament
$18.99
Decorate "to your hearts content" with this lovely two-sided design! Masterfully crafted of glass in Poland, our eye-catching heart ornament is artfully adorned with a dazzling pattern of prismatic gemstones and measures 2¾" tall. Simply fabulous!
Symbol of the Heart card included.
Glass Chimney Sweep Ornament
$9.99
Santa's not the only man who's familiar with a chimney! Masterfully crafted of glass in Poland, our chimney sweep glass ornament shimmers with ebony glazes and sparkling silver accents and measures a petite 2¾" tall. Reminiscent of days gone by, this charming keepsake is sure to sweep you off your feet!
Legend of the Chimney Sweep card included.
Red Heart With Gold Vine Design Glass Ornament
$8.99
Need a heart-felt gift for someone you hold dear? This lovely red heart with gold vine design is masterfully crafted of glass in Germany and shimmers with eye-catching glitter accents. Measuring a petite 1½" tall, this exquisite heart ornament is sure to make a big impression with your loved on this Christmas!
Symbol of the Heart card included.
Blue, Yellow And Pink Glass Seahorse Ornament
$15.99
We've scoured the Seven Seas to find this rare beauty! Individually mouth-blown in Poland, our 5" tall blue, yellow and pink glass seahorse ornament shimmers in a rainbow of vibrant hues. Shimmering with iridescent glitter, this whimsical fish is sure to become a sea-sonal favorite!
(Tradition of the Sea Horse card included.)
Shamrock With Top Hat Glass Ornament
$8.99
Pay tribute to your Irish heritage or cap off a special visit to the Isle with our whimsical shamrock with top hat ornament! Charmingly crafted of glass, this 4½" tall keepsake shimmers with vibrant emerald glazes and accents of shimmering glitter and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Symbol of the Four-Leaf Clover card included.
Beehive Glass Ornament
$22.99
What's all the buzzzzzzz about? Our beautiful beehive glass ornament, of course! Expertly mouth-blown in Poland, this exquisite keepsake depicts a swarm of honey bees in field of wildflowers busily tending their comb. Alight with vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents, this 3¼" tall keepsake is sure to bee appreciated by the apiarist or nature lover on your Christmas list!
Symbol of the Bee card included.
Cardinal On Branch Glass Ornament
$16.99
Give your favorite bird enthusiast a special tweet with our charming cardinal on branch ornament! Skillfully crafted of glass in Poland, this gorgeous 5¾" tall keepsake is artfully hand-painted with a brilliant blend of opalescent glazes and sparkling glitter accents and is sure to keep your bird-watcher happily gazing for many seasons to come!
Symbol of the cardinal card included.
Gold Robed Angel Ornament
$14.99
Robed in a shimmering gold gown, this awesome angel is a sight to behold! Hand-painted with shimmering glazes and iridescent glitter accents, this exquisite glass design is expertly mouth-blown in Poland and makes a divine Christmas gift!
Guardian Angels card included.
Red Poinsettia Glass Ornament
$12.99
Our red poinsettia ornament is simply blooming with sparkling radiance! Artfully crafted of glass in Poland, this 3½" tall Christmas flower is hand-painted with festive glazes and sparkling glitter accents and is sure to add timeless elegance to the tree!
(Legend of the Poinsettia card included.)
Black Angus Cow Glass Ornament
$18.99
Need an udder-ly unique ornament for your animal-themed tree? Crafted by skilled artisans in Poland, our black angus cow glass ornament measures 2¼" tall x 4" wide and is hand-painted with glistening ebony glazes and accents of iridescent glitter.
Symbol of the Cow card included.
Santa With Walking Stick And Bag Of Gifts Glass Ornament
$28.99
A myriad of colorful glazes and sparkling glitter accents make this enchanting St. Nick a must-have for Santa collectors! Expertly mouth-blown and hand-painted in Poland, this shimmering keepsake depicts Santa with a star-topped walking stick toting a bag of festively wrapped gifts. Measuring 6½" tall, this handsome Santa is sure to add a festive touch to your holiday ho-ho home!
Arctic Polar Bear With Cub Glass Ornament
$22.99
Do you have a bare branch on your tree for this adorable pair? Exquisitely mouth-blown in Poland, our dazzling ornament depicts a polar bear and cub shimmering with hand-painted glazes and dazzling white glitter accents. Measuring 3¼" tall, this stunning keepsake makes a great gift for the Arctic enthusiast on your Christmas list!
Symbol of the Polar Bear card included.
3 Inch Brown Pine Cone Glass Ornament
$11.99
Are you pine-ing for an extraordinary decoration? Shimmering with rich umber glazes, our 3" brown pine cone ornament is artfully accented with eye-catching glitter highlighting each delicate scale. Masterfully rendered of glass in Poland, our pretty pine cone makes a natural addition to any tree!
(Tradition of the Pine Cone card included.)
Brown Jersey Cow Glass Ornament
$18.99
Need an udder-ly unique ornament for your animal-themed tree? Crafted by skilled artisans in Poland, our brown jersey cow glass ornament measures 2¼" tall x 4" wide and is hand-painted with glistening glazes and accents of iridescent glitter.
Symbol of the Cow card included.
Blue And Turquoise Glass Dragonfly Glass Ornament
$25.99
Capture the essence of summer with this whimsical dragonfly decoration! Artfully rendered of glass in Poland, our blue and turquoise dragonfly ornament is accented with a graceful tail imaginatively crafted of wire and silver colored beads. Shimmering with patterns of dazzling iridescent glitter, this 4¾" tall keepsake is sure to make your spirits soar for many seasons to come!
Symbol of the Dragonfly card included.
Standing Lion Glass Ornament
$19.99
Proud and majestic, our standing lion glass ornament just might be the mane attraction on your holiday tree! Masterfully mouth-blown in Poland, our 3" tall x 4" wide keepsake is hand-painted with dazzling gold glazes and accents of shimmering glitter and is sure to cause an uproar of excitement with friends and family this Christmas!
Symbol of the Lion card included.
Teapot With Flowers And Gold Accents Glass Ornament
$10.99
Brew up a special holiday with this unique tea-themed keepsake! Masterfully crafted of glass and resin in Romania, this lovely teapot with flowers and gold accents features a charming handle and spout shimmering with metallic brass glazes. Hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes, this beau-tea-ful 3¾" tall keepsake is sure to serve you well for many seasons to come!
Glass Apple With Slice Ornament
$14.99
This fresh design is hand-picked from our tree to yours! Skillfully crafted in Poland with a variety of opalescent glazes and glistening glitter accents, our red glass apple with slice ornament measures 2½" tall and is sure to be a fruit-full addition to your holidays!
Legend of the Apple card included.
Red And White Glass Candy Cane Ornament
$6.99
Add a twist of color to the tree with this sweet treat! Artfully crafted of glass with subtle shimmering glitter accents, our red and white striped glass candy cane ornament measures 5¼" tall and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
Symbol of the Candy Cane card included.
Personalized Red Apple Glass Ornament
$15.99
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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Mug Of Beer Glass Ornament
$9.99
A frothy beverage for your delight! This exclusive 3½" tall mug of beer glass ornament is sure to add a refreshing touch to your tree this holiday season!
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Bronner #1124347.
Pomegranate Glass Ornament
$15.99
Popular not only for its use in juices but also its medicinal uses, the pomegranate is a symbol of resurrection and everlasting life. Our exquisite ornament measures 3" tall and is artfully crafted of glass from Poland. Beautifully replicated, this ornament is sure to be in good taste on your tree for years to come!
(Symbol of the Pomegranate card included.)
Miniature Elephant Glass Ornament
$9.99
This adorable elephant is ready to stampede his way into your heart and onto your tree this Holiday Season! With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this 2" tall 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.)
Pickle Legendary Glass Ornament
$11.99
You'll have no problems finding this pickle in your tree! Old German tradition holds that it is customary to hide a pickle among the branches of your tree and the first child to find it Christmas morning gets an extra gift. Our pickle legendary glass ornament is masterfully crafted in Germany and measures 3¾" tall.
(Legend of the Pickle 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.)
Teal Glittered Seahorse Ornament
$4.99
We've scoured the Seven Seas to find this rare species of seahorses! Measuring 6" tall, this plastic seahorse is completely covered in shimmering teal glitter, tiny green beads, and blue rhinestones. Our charming teal glittered seahorse ornament comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
Tradition of the Sea Horse card included.

Read our Tradition of the Sea Horse.

Gray Portly Elephant Glass Ornament
$11.99
Whimsically designed, this portly gray elephant glass ornament will add an element of unexpected humor to your tree! Crafted by skilled artisans in the Czech Republic, our endearing 2½" tall elephant is hand-painted with charming attention to detail. They say an elephant never forgets…. this ornament is a great reminder that the holiday season should be filled with laughter and joy!
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(Symbol of the Elephant 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.)
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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