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Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition
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
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.
Hummingbird Glass Ornament
Humming around the branches of your tree for seasons to come, this stunning bird makes the perfect gift for your special gardener or bird enthusiast! Expertly crafted from glass in Poland, this 3" tall hummingbird ornament shimmers in delicate details and glittering accents.
(Symbol of the Hummingbird card included.)
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Ornament
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.)
Scottish Bagpipe Playing Santa Glass Ornament
This Scottish Santa wishes you and yours a very Nollaig Chridheil by playing a spirited bagpipe solo! Artfully crafted of glass from Poland and painted plaid with glittering accents, this 5½" tall ornament will add a touch of Scotland's enchanting charm to your tree.
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
Blue Egg with Flowers Glass Ornament
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.)
St. Patrick With Sheep And Staff Ornament
Dressed in stunning greens and shamrocks, St. Patrick is ready to join your Irish décor! Holding a lamb and coiled metal staff, our saintly ornament is artfully crafted from formed glass and resin. Glistening glitter accents give this 4¾" tall green Santa eye-catching appeal. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this St. Patrick with sheep and staff ornament will make a terrific gift for your special Irishman!
(Story of St. Patrick card included.)
White Lighthouse Glass Ornament
Add a beacon of light to your tree with this magnificent white lighthouse ornament! Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this 4" tall ornament is sure to shine in your collection with its radiant glazes and glittering accents. Our white lighthouse glass ornament makes a thoughtful gift your lighthouse enthusiast is shore to love for years to come!
(Symbol of the Lighthouse card included.)
Abominable Snowman Glass Ornament
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.)
Black And White Cow Glass Ornament
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.)
Claddagh Ornament
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.)
Dolphin With Santa Hat Ornament
This dolphin is jumping with Christmas joy! Measuring 5" tall and crafted of formed glass, this glitter-accented mammal is all ready for Christmas with its Santa hat. Coming ready to hang with gold cord, this beautiful dolphin ornament will make the perfect addition to any dolphin lover’s Christmas tree!
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Eagle And Flag Ornament
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.)
Mushroom Dove with Feathers Clip Ornament
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.)
Acorn Cluster Glass Ornament
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.)
5.5 Inch Spun Clear Glass Icicles Set of 12
Add genuine old-fashioned elegance to your tree with these hand-twisted icicle ornaments. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, each stunning icicle ornament measures 5½" tall and is crafted of spun glass. This package of 12 icicles will be a must this year.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Bronner #1017436.
Egg Black And White With Flowers Ornament
Add a glistening addition to your Easter décor with this beautiful egg! Crafted of glass in Poland and painted a cream white, this 3½" egg is accentuated with vibrant green, black and gold glazes, and dazzling gold, green, red, silver, blue and pink glitter. This one-of-a-kind Easter egg will add the perfect touch to your holiday décor!
(Tradition of the Painted Egg card included.)
St. Nicholas Ornament
Masterfully crafted with shimmering, colorful glazes and detailed with sparkling glitter accents, this St. Nicholas ornament will add classic Christmas charm to your tree! Artfully crafted of glass from Poland, this charming Santa Claus ornament is 5" tall.
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Dolphin Glass Ornament
Celebrate the majesty and mystery of the oceans' warm waters, with our sea-loving dolphin ornament! Beautifully finished in a silvery-blue color and sun-kissed with sparkling glitter from the tip of its bottlenose to its tail. Measuring 5" tall, this man-friendly mammal makes a wonderful gift for nature enthusiasts!
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Small Garlic Clove Glass Ornament
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.)
Starfish Ornament
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.)
Sand Dollar Ornament
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.)
Green Wreath Acrylic Ornament
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
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.)
Snowman Head With Black Hat Glass Ornament
Let's face it, this adorable snowman ornament knows how to get a-head in decorating! Crafted of glass, our snowman head with black top hat ornament is painted in pearlescent white, shiny black and metallic orange. A sparkling iridescent band of glitter circles this darling snowman's top hat. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this snowman head with black hat ornament is 4" tall. Your snowman collector will love this frosty friend ornament for many years to come!
(Tradition of the Snowman card included.)
Sunflower Formed Glass Ornament
Your tree will bloom with a sunny touch of summer delight when you display this magnificent flower ornament! Exquisitely crafted from formed glass in Poland with stunning glitter and microbead accents, this 4" tall sunflower Christmas ornament is sure to be in season even during the holidays. Use this mesmerizing ornament to brighten up your gardening enthusiast's gift with a touch of natural beauty!
(Tradition of the Sunflower card included.)
Edelweiss Bloom Glass Ornament
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.)
Pineapple With Glitter Ornament
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.)
Dove And Peace Clear Glass Ornament
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.)
Black And White Rooster With Feather Ornament
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.)
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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