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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.
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.)
Frog Spun Glass Ornament
$11.99
You'll be hoppin' with the Christmas spirit this season when you put this gleaming green frog on your tree! Beautifully crafted with green and silver speckles, this frog spun glass ornament is a terrific gift for any frog lover. This charming amphibian comes ready to hang with clear monofilament line and measures 1½" tall.
Symbol of the Frog card included.
Personalized Rainbow With Smiling Sun Glass Ornament
$10.99
When the storm clouds of life part, don't forget to look upward…you just might see a rainbow smiling down on you! Our charming rainbow ornament appears in a whole spectrum of colors along with a smiling sun and fluffy clouds in one brilliant display. Skillfully crafted of glass with sparkling glitter details, our 2½" tall by 4¾" wide rainbow with smiling sun glass ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. This unique keepsake provides the perfect place to add a touch of your loved one's sunny personal-ity℠ with a red paint pen by one of our talented Bronner's artist's at no additional charge!
Symbol of the Rainbow card included.

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Candy Cane Spun Glass Ornament
$9.99
Relive childhood dreams of candy canes and other sweet treats dancing in your head with our classic candy cane ornament! Deliciously-designed in spun glass, our candy cane ornament features a beautiful clear glass cane with a ribbon of red spun glass wrapped around. Measuring 3¾" tall, this tasty treat comes ready to hang with a shimmering silver cord. Our ornament is sure to be real eye-candy on the Christmas tree for years to come!
(Tradition of the Candy Cane card included.)
St. Christopher Round Glass Ornament
Reg. $9.99 Sale $7.98
Lovingly known as the patron saint of travelers, St. Christopher used his enormous size and physical strength to assist people across a dangerous river. One day, according to legend, St. Christopher transported a young child who proved to be Christ himself. This exclusive 3¼" tall glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the Saint carrying the Christ child on his shoulder. Proudly produced in the USA, our St. Christopher ornament includes an inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life which can be read on the reverse side.
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Angel Wings Frosted Ornament
$4.99
Soaring serenely on the branches of your Christmas tree, these angel wings will serve as a tangible reminder of your spiritual faith. Crafted in acrylic, our angel wings frosted ornament is artfully detailed and accented with shimmering glitter. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, these 3½" tall angel wings have a wingspan of 6½".
(Symbol of the Guardian Angel Feathers card included.)
Brown And Beige Owl Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Whoooo's been credited throughout history for providing forewarning and good counsel? Why, the humble owl, of course! Comparisons have been made between the owl's visual ability to pierce the darkness and the light of Christ dissolving the darkness of the world. Artfully crafted in Hungary, our brown and beige owl round glass ornament measures 3" tall and features a depiction of a brown and beige owl on the front while the Legend of the Owl can be read on the reverse side.
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St. Francis Of Assisi Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Born in 1182, St. Francis of Assisi is credited with popularizing the use of the Nativity scene in Christmas celebrations. This exclusive 3¼" tall glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the patron saint of animals and the environment. Depicted holding a dove and a Bible in a field of wildflowers, our St. Francis of Assisi ornament is proudly produced in the USA. An inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life can be read on the reverse side.
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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.)
Leprechaun With Pot Of Gold Round Glass Ornament
Reg. $10.99 Sale $5.98
Folklore tells us the wee Irish folk called leprechauns stash their gold in a pot at the end of the rainbow. If you catch one and can keep him in sight, he must take you to his treasure. If the leprechaun can trick you into looking away, he will vanish along with your hopes for finding his loot! Our exclusive 3¼" tall ornament features a colorful imp with his golden treasure. Skillfully crafted of glass proudly produced in the USA, our leprechaun with pot of gold ornament includes a synopsis of the legend which can be read on the reverse side.
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Symbol Of The Claddagh Ring Glass Ornament
$9.99
An international symbol of love and friendship, this Claddagh ring ornament is sure to become a loyal addition to your tree year after year! Our 3" tall ornament is finished in smooth white satin and is exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary. The symbolic Irish Claddagh emblem, featuring a pair of hands holding a crowned heart, is prominently displayed in a metallic gold finish on the front with the words "love • loyalty • friendship", while the "Symbol of the Claddagh Ring" is printed in black on the back.
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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.)
Pink Unicorn Ornament
$8.99
This beautiful unicorn ornament is sure to make a wonderful addition to your Christmas tree this Holiday Season! These Christmas unicorns are depicted all the way around this stunning 3" tall pink transparent glass ornament. With glittering iridescent accents, this charming unicorn ornament is sure to be a treasured keepsake with your loved one for years to come! Made in Hungary.
(Legend of the Unicorn card included.)
Yule Log Legend Glass Ornament
Reg. $10.99 Sale $8.98
Ancient European folklore states that lighting the yule log on Christmas would erase trouble from the past and bring prosperity to the household in the coming year. Yule certainly appreciate the charming details of our exclusive 3¼" tall ornament which features a colorful rendition of a yule log delightfully decorated with spruce branches, pine cones and a festive red ribbon. Certain to spark your interest, the legend of the yule log is printed on the reverse side of this legend-ary ornament. Produced in the USA.
Dolphin Family Spun Glass Ornament
$12.99
This ornament is sure to make a big splash on your tree! Two gorgeous spun glass dolphins hang from a clear monofilament line in this 3" tall nautical decoration. Delicate waves roll under the dolphins with their shining diamond eyes. Your ocean enthusiast will be thrilled to sea this dolphin family spun glass ornament!
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Red And Green Rooster Glass Ornament Clip On
$18.99
Forget the ho-ho-ho this Christmas! A cock-a-doodle-doo will do with our whimsical rooster ornament! This exceptional ornament was mouth-blown and hand-painted by skilled artists in Poland using vivid glazes in festive hues. With a tail made of real soft and lush green feathers, this 3" tall red and green glass rooster conveniently clips on to the branches of your Christmas tree and will be happy to alert everyone that the Christmas season is here!
Legend of the Rooster 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.

Polish Star Legend Glass Ornament
$9.99
The star plays an important role in traditional Polish Christmas celebrations. On Christmas Eve the first star of the night is named Gwiazda, meaning little star, in tribute to the Star of Bethlehem. At the moment it appears, greetings and good wishes are exchanged and families partake of Wigilia, the most carefully planned meal of the year. Produced exclusively for Bronner's by our supplier in Hungary, our 3" tall Polish Star glass ornament features an 8 pointed star painted in a vibrant red hue and accented with sparkling glitter. The tradition of the Polish star is printed on the reverse side of this distinctive ornament.
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.)
St. Anthony Glass Ornament
$9.99
Crafted of glass and proudly produced in the USA, this inspirational ornament features the likeness of St. Anthony in full color detail, holding a small child and a lily stalk. According to legend, when St. Anthony's cherished book of Psalms was stolen, he prayed to God that it would be found. The thief was so moved by St. Anthony's faith, that he returned the book. To this day, people pray through St. Anthony to find lost and stolen articles. The legend of St. Anthony is printed on the reverse side of this exclusive 3¼" tall ornament.
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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.)
Yule Log Glass Clip-On Ornament
Reg. $19.99 Sale $13.98
Keep the home fires burning this Christmas with our traditional yule log design. Complete with candle, plaid ribbon, pinecones, and berries, our 4" tall yule log ornament is crafted by skilled glass artisans in Poland with vivid glazes and touches of sparkling glitter. This elegant yule log glass clip-on ornament is sure to warm the hearts of friends and family this Yuletide season and for many years to come!
(Tradition of the Yule Log card included.)
St. Patrick Round Glass Ornament
Reg. $9.99 Sale $7.98
Born in Scotland around the year 385, St. Patrick is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. This exclusive 3¼" round glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the Saint we honor each March 17th on the anniversary of his death. Depicted holding a cloverleaf and staff with a cross symbol, our St. Patrick ornament is proudly produced in the USA. An inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life can be read on the reverse side.
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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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Icicle 6 Inch Iridescent Spun Glass Icicle Ornament
$3.99
Add an element of brilliant shine to your tree with this eye-catching design. Crafted of spun glass, our twisted icicle form reflects prisms of iridescent light. A natural accent for any tree, our 6" tall icicle comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Victorian Santa With Tree Glass Ornament
$32.99
His eyes…how they twinkle, his dimples…how merry, his cheeks are like roses, his nose like a cherry! Our exquisite 7" tall Victorian Santa with tree glass ornament is artfully crafted in Poland using vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Holding a staff in one hand and a festively decorated tree in another, visions of this jolly St. Nick ornament are likely to dance in your head!
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Edelweiss Flower Glass Ornament
$15.99
Soft and white, clean and bright, Edelweiss has long been a symbol of Alpine folklore. Our enchanting ornament was skillfully crafted in Germany in the style of European mouth blown glass. With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this 2¾" tall Edelweiss flower glass ornament is ready to greet you with blossoms of snow that will bloom and grow in your ornament collection for many years to come!
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(Symbol of the Edelweiss card included.)
Growler With Hoppy Christmas Glass Ornament
$20.99
Artfully hand-crafted of glass exclusively for Bronner's from Poland with vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents, our 3¾" tall beer growler features a decorative label with a glass of beer and the sentiment HOPPY CHRISTMAS CRAFT BEER! This charming ornament will be perfect for the beer connoisseur on your Christmas list!
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Bronner #1172752.
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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