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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.
Please select the alternate image for an additional view.
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.
Symbol Of The Dragonfly Glass Ornament
Glittering like a jewel in the sunlight, a dragonfly gracefully skims an indigo pond blooming with vibrant pink water lilies. This serene scene is artfully depicted on our lustrous white ornament in a myriad of vibrant glazes and iridescent glitter accents. Expertly crafted of glass in Hungary, this two-sided keepsake measures 3" round and is printed on the reverse side with a charming paragraph detailing the fascinating Symbol of the Dragonfly.

Sorry, this item is currently out of stock. We expect new supplies in early August, 2016. If you wish to backorder now, you may do so by calling 1-800-361-6736.

Rooster Christmas Ornament
$12.99
According to legend, the rooster has only crowed once at midnight. This was to announce the birth of the Baby Jesus. For this reason, Spanish and Latin American countries call their midnight mass on Christmas Eve the Mass of the Rooster, or Misa Del Gallo. Beautifully crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, allow this charming 3¼" tall rooster ornament to signal the start of your family's holiday celebrations!
(Legend of the Rooster card included.)
Bronner #1055341.
5.5 Inch Spun Clear Glass Icicles Set of 12
$14.99
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.
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.)
Feathers Glass Ornaments
$9.99
Magnificently crafted and beautifully detailed, this beautiful pair of exclusive glass feather ornaments is a great way to say "thank you" to your unseen guardian angels! 3" tall & 4" tall glass ornaments.
(Symbol of the Guardian Angel Feather card included.)
Bronner #1095189.
Scottish Bagpipe Playing Santa Glass Ornament
$33.99
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 Bell with Angel Glass Ornament
$12.99
High in their towers, suspended between heaven and earth, church bells have called the faithful to worship for centuries. From the soft blue frosted bell to its clear glass clapper, this 3¼" tall clanging beauty is uniquely crafted in the style of European mouth blown glass and is made exclusively in Russia. This finely detailed angel is depicted sounding her horn and is delicately glittered in gold. The inspiration angel on this ornament is ready to herald in the Christmas Season.
(Legend of the Christmas Bells card included.)
Bronner #1106146.
Mistletoe Ball Ornament
$8.99
Coming ready to hang with a white ribbon, this mistletoe is a perfect decoration for a holiday kiss! Representing peace to enemies and lovers alike, this 5" life-like mistletoe ball ornament is sure to bring an irresistible holiday cheer to your celebrations!
(Symbol of the Mistletoe card included.)
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.)
Sitting Bumble Bee Glass Ornament
$16.99
The bee is a symbol of industry, resourcefulness, and prosperity. These tiny creatures show us there is success and satisfaction in working together harmoniously, while still enjoying the sweetness of life.
There's no resisting this bumble bee's sweetness! From antennae to stinger, this 3" sitting bee is meticulously crafted from glass and detailed with shimmering glazes and sparkling glitter. He'll bee on your tree in no time!
Made in Poland.
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Wine Barrel Glass Ornament
$14.99
This exquisitely detailed wine barrel is sure to please the taste-tempting wine connoisseur on your Christmas list! With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this charming wine barrel ornament is 3½" tall and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®. Please click on the inset to view the detail on the back of the ornament.
(Tradition of Wine card included.)
Four-Leaf Clover Glass Ornament
$6.99
Artfully crafted from glass with eye-catching, deep green glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this exclusive four-leaf clover ornament will add the perfect touch of luck to your tree!
2¾" tall.
(Symbol of the Four-Leaf Clover card included.)
St. Nicholas Ornament
$18.99
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.)
Donkey Christmas Ornament
$12.99
Legend tells us the donkey that carried Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday followed Him to Calvary. Appalled by the sight of Jesus on the cross, the donkey turned away but could not leave. It is said that the shadow of the cross fell upon the shoulders and back of the donkey. A cross marking found on many donkeys today remains a testimony of the love and devotion of a humble, little donkey.
Add a touch of this love and devotion to your Christmas tree this year with our stunning donkey ornament. Crafted of glass and resin, this charming donkey ornament is exclusively made for Bronner's and is 4" tall by 4" wide.
(Legend of the Donkey card included.)
Bronner #1106520.
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.)
Bronner #1124530.
Buffalo Glass Ornament
$12.99
This stunning brown buffalo is looking forward to roaming the depths of your Christmas tree this year! With eye-catching glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this exquisitely detailed exclusive bison ornament is 3" tall by 4¼" wide and crafted of glass. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Buffalo card included.)
Bronner #1115077.
Mexican Seashell Glass Ornament
$9.99
Remember your special vacation to the white sandy beaches of the tropics with this exquisitely detailed seashell ornament! With vivid glazes and sparkling iridescent accents, this Mexican seashell will also make a wonderful addition to your tropical-themed tree. This unique ornament is 4" tall and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®.
(Symbol of the Mexican Seashell card included.)
Green Shamrock Glass Ornament
$7.99
Allow this shimmering 2½" tall green shamrock ornament to give your tree a lucky sparkle this holiday season! This stunning shamrock ornament is crafted of glass exclusively for Bronners.
(Symbol of the Shamrock card included.)
Scottish Santa Resin Ornament
$8.99
Pausing to smile before playing a spirited bagpipe solo, this Scottish Santa would love to wish you and yours a very Nollaig Chridheil! Crafted of resin and coming ready to hang with a red cord, this 4½" tall Bronner's exclusive ornament will add a touch of Scotland to your tree.
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
Bronner #1105826.
Set of 6 Gold and Clear Spun Glass Icicles
$14.99
Gold trimmed clear twisted icicles add genuine old-fashioned elegance to your tree.
Package of 6, 5¾" tall icicles.
Ready to hang gold cords.
Legend of the Icicle card included.
Small Red Ladybug Ornament
$5.99
Created exclusively for Bronner's, this charming ladybug ornament is just waiting to bring you good luck this holiday season! With vivid glazes and realistic detail, this adorable ladybug ornament is 2¼" wide and crafted of glass.
(Legend of the Ladybug card included.)
St. Francis of Assisi Ornament
$11.99
Artfully crafted from formed glass with shimmering, colorful, glazed accents, this beautiful 5" ornament portrays St. Francis of Assisi tenderly caring for two doves and a deer. Our exclusive St. Francis ornament will make a wonderful gift for your special animal lover!
(St. Francis of Assisi Story card included.)
Pretzel Glass Ornament
Reg. $8.99 Sale $6.98
Deliciously detailed with shimmering salt and bread-colored glazes, this 3½" Bronner's exclusive glass pretzel ornament will be a taste-temping treat on your tree this Christmas!
(Tradition of the Pretzel card included.)
Frog Round Glass Ornament
$11.99
With this toad-ally awesome gift, we're predicting Christmas will be froggy with a 100% chance of elation from your frog enthusiast! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall Christmas ornament decorates a frosted olive surface with a grinning frog. Easily displayed on any ornament stand, our frog round glass ornament would be hop-py to add a ribbet-ing touch to your home or office décor!
(Symbol of the Frog card included.)
Santa On Pinata Glass Ornament
$8.99
With his festive steed, Santa is on his way to celebrate a colorful Christmas fiesta! Exquisitely crafted from glass with glittering accents, this Santa on piñata ornament's vibrant colors are sure to be an eye-catching treat you'll love for years to come. Measuring 4½" tall and coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this irresistible ornament is a smashing gift idea for your favorite fiesta enthusiast at Christmas or any time of the year!
(Tradition of the Piñata card included.)
White Lighthouse Glass Ornament
$7.99
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.)
Red Egg With Sunflowers Glass Ornament
$10.99
This stunning red egg with sunflowers ornament will make a sunsational addition to your Christmas tree this year! Set against a vibrant red satin finished background, our sunflower design is truly eye-popping. Exquisitely made in Poland of mouth-blown glass, our unique egg-shaped ornament is hand-painted by skilled artists in beautiful colors. With sparkling gold glitter accents, this 2½" tall red egg with sunflowers ornament is sure to be the pick of this holiday season!
(Tradition of the Sunflower card included.)
Legend Of The Dogwood Glass Ornament
$9.99
Blossoming near Easter, dogwood flowers serve as a beautiful reminder of the loving and selfless sacrifice Christ made long ago, both in each "nail stained" petal and as its blooms gently take the form of the cross. Carefully crafted of glass in the USA exclusively for Bronner's, this 3¼" tall ornament features the tranquil artwork of a dogwood cross by staff artist Connie V. Larsen on a smooth white surface and the heart-felt legend printed in crimson on the reverse side. This legend of the dogwood ornament makes a great gift at Christmas, Easter, or any time of the year to your Pastor or loved ones!
Please select the inset image for an alternate view, revealing the special legend.
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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