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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.
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.
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.)
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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