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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.
Standing Hedgehog Glass Ornament
$9.99
A sparkling personality makes this little 4½" critter shine! Our standing hedgehog ornament is hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Hedgehog card included.)
Bronner #1186487.
3 Inch Brown Pine Cone Glass Ornament
$11.99
Are you pine-ing for an extraordinary decoration? Shimmering with rich glazes, our 3" tall 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.)
Bronner #1186919.
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.
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.
Black Glass Bell With Glitter Tree Design
$10.99
Decorate your home with the incredi-bell style of this stunning keepsake! Our black glass bell is artfully edged with a snowy white field dotted with sparkling red and silver pine trees. Measuring 2¼" tall, this gorgeous ornament is expertly hand-crafted in Germany.
Legend of the Christmas bells card included.
Champagne Glass Heart With Gold Leaf Design
$6.99
Decorate to your heart's content with this charming keepsake! Hand-crafted of glass in Germany, our 2" tall heart shimmers in reflective tones of pale champagne. Adorned with a gold leaf design sparkling with iridescent glitter, this beautiful ornament also makes a love-ly gift for friends and family!
Symbol of the Heart card included.
Ladybugs Around Red Glass Ornament
$8.99
Have you ever wondered how "ladybugs" acquired their unusual name? According to European folklore, when aphids invaded vineyards many years ago, farmers prayed to the Virgin Mary for help. After a swarm of the little red beetles appeared to eat the aphids and save the crops, the farmers named the insects "ladybugs" in Honor of Mary, Our Lady. Symbolizing good luck, this unique ladybug ornament depicts a band of the delightfully spotted insects inching their way all around a vibrant red glass surface. Artfully crafted in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, this cheerful 3" round keepsake is sure to brighten your tree for many years to come!
(Legend of the Ladybug card included.)
Bronner #1188126.
Black Angus Cow Glass Ornament
$19.99
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
$29.99
A myriad of colorful glazes and sparkling glitter accents make this enchanting St. Nick a must-have for Santa collectors! Expertly crafted of glass from 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!
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Bronner #1186642.
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.)
Mushroom In Dome Glass Ornament
$8.99
Hunt no further for your nature lover's gift! Filled with imaginative charm, our transparent glass keepsake features a circular opening occupied by an enchanting red toadstool. Expertly hand-crafted in the Czech Republic, our 2½" tall mushroom in dome glass ornament is accented with a ring of dazzling white glitter and is sure to inspire friends and family to question…….. "is there a fungus among us?"
Tradition of the Mushroom card included.
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.
Arctic Polar Bear With Cub Glass Ornament
$24.99
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.
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.
Brown Jersey Cow Glass Ornament
$19.99
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.
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.
Silver And Red Mushroom Clip On Glass Ornament
$7.99
Add natural beauty to your tree with this charming design! Featuring a graceful silver stem, our 2¼" tall mushroom is topped with a vivid red cap accented with glistening white spots. Exquisitely hand-crafted in Germany, this fantastic fungi has a convenient metal clip for perfect placement on the branches of your tree.
Tradition of the Mushroom card included.
Beehive Glass Ornament
$24.99
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.
Symbol Of The Hummingbird Glass Ornament
$9.99
Depicting a ruby-throated hummingbird drawing nectar from a vibrant orange trumpet blossom, this shimmering white ornament makes a great gift for your bird lover! Crafted of glass in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, our Symbol of the Hummingbird ornament is printed on the reverse side with colorful legends associated with the popular garden visitor.
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.

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Glass Pretzel Ornament
$9.99
Golden brown with a liberal sprinkling of "salt", our exclusive 2¾" tall glass pretzel shimmers with accents of iridescent glitter and comes ready to hang with a gold cord. A tempting treat for your tree!
(Tradition of the Pretzel card included.)
Ruby Throated Hummingbird Glass Ornament
$14.99
A sure sign of spring, hummingbirds are a welcome sight in blossoming flower gardens! This gorgeous ruby throated hummingbird is charmingly detailed in glass with vibrant hand-painted glazes and eye-catching green, gold and white glitter accents. Sure to make your bird watcher hum with delight, this charming keepsake comes ready to hang with a gold cord with a hanging height of approximately 3".
Symbol of the Hummingbird card included.
Blown Glass Clown Ornament
$24.99
What could be more entertaining than this Italian blown glass design? Hand-painted with a variety of vibrant primary colors, our whimsical clown has an artfully detailed face accented with a ruffled ribbon collar. Measuring 6½" tall, this fun keepsake has all the charm of a three-ringed circus!
Tradition of the Clown card included.
Green Dragonfly Glass Ornament
$14.99
It's a special treat to see a dragonfly swooping gracefully through the summer breeze or even in your tree! Capture the feeling with our whimsical green dragonfly glass ornament. Exquisitely hand-crafted in Poland, this ¾" tall x 3¼" wide dragonfly has a delightfully striped tail and a pair of dazzling glitter-accented wings crafted of semi-transparent plastic.
Symbol of the Dragonfly card included.
Doves On Heart Glass Ornament
$15.99
Masterfully crafted of glass in Poland with a gorgeous two-sided design, this unique heart-shaped ornament depicts two "birds of peace" fluttering over a single golden bell. Shimmering with opalescent glazes and accents of shimmering glitter, our 4" tall doves on heart glass ornament will make a special Christmas or wedding gift!
Symbol of the Dove card included.
Red Egg With Floral Pattern Glass Ornament
$9.99
Masterfully crafted of glass from Poland, this truly egg-straordinary ornament is artfully hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and glistening glitter accents. Measuring 2½" tall, our red egg with floral pattern is sure to be an eggs-quisite addition to any tree.
(Tradition of the Painted Egg card included.)
Bronner #1186362.
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.)
Bronner #1187315.
Blue Glass Heart With Silver Leaf Design
$7.99
Decorate to your heart's content with this charming keepsake! Our dazzling glass heart is artfully crafted in Germany and measures a petite 2" tall. Shimmering in sapphire blue with a silver glitter leaf pattern, this beautiful ornament also makes a love-ly gift for friends and family!
Symbol of the Heart 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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