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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.
Please select the alternate image for an additional view.
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.
Personalized Green and White Claddagh Ring Ornament
The famous Claddagh ring symbol is masterfully depicted in white glaze on the smooth emerald-color surface of this personalized exclusive 3" glass ornament. Back text: The hand represents friendship, the crown royalty and the heart love. Because of its history and unique design the Claddagh ring is being used internationally as a token of great love and friendship. Whether personalized with a green paint pen by our professional Bronner's artists at no additional charge or plain, this unique Claddagh ring ornament will make a wonderful gift for your loved ones this Christmas! Made in Hungary.
Please note: Do not forget to include the "&" symbol if you would like it to appear on the ornament.
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Red And White Textured Stocking Glass Ornament
This darling stocking is filled with a medley of home-spun warmth and charm all stitched up with a wintry snowflake pattern! Expertly crafted of glass, our 4½" tall red and white textured stocking ornament is accented with shimmering bands of sparkling glitter and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Christmas Stocking card included.)
Burgundy Bell With Candle And Flower Glass Ornament
Ring in the New Year with this beautiful burgundy bell ornament! Hand-crafted and painted in Germany, this exquisite 2½" glass bell ornament has a lovely reflective burgundy finish with gold and white flowers accented in glitter.
(Legend of the Christmas Bells card included.)
Bigfoot Glass Ornament
Our Bigfoot ornament is sure to make a big impression on your tree for years to come! Friends and family will have fun trying to sight this legendary wonder in the branches of your tree! Crafted of glass and resin, our Sasquatch stands at an impressive 4½" tall and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Bigfoot card included.)
Bronner #1133053.
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.)
Santa Face With Fur Hat Glass Ornament
Let's face it… Santa with his red rosy cheeks and faux fur trimmed hat is classic! Our endearing 4½" tall ornament is artfully crafted from glass with glittering accents that bring this jolly old soul to life. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this Santa face with fur hat ornament will be perfect on your tree for years to come.
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Wine Making Santa Glass Ornament
Santa rolls up his pant legs to prove that the traditional way of making wine can be a ho-ho-ho-le lot of fun! Artfully crafted of glass and resin, our whimsical wine making Santa ornament is skillfully painted with a myriad of colorful glazes and shimmering glitter accents. With a hanging height of 6", this 5½" tall ornament sparkles and shines like a great glass of cabernet. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of Wine card included.)
Clear Glass Reflector Ornament With Cardinal Design
Bring the beauty of nature indoors with this charming woodland scene. Artfully rendered of glass with a unique concaved center, our clear glass reflector with cardinal design depicts a brilliant red bird perched in a copse of birch trees. Accented with dazzling gold glitter and coming ready to hang with a white gossamer ribbon, this 5" tall keepsake makes a great gift for the bird watcher on your Christmas list.
Symbol of the Cardinal card included.
Bavarian Cuckoo Clock Glass Ornament
Need an up-to-the-minute gift with lasting charm? Our 4¾" tall cuckoo clock ornament is skillfully crafted of glass with rich hand-painted glazes and dazzling glitter accents. Adorned with a pine tree and pinecone motif popular in Black Forest designs, this time-ly keepsake comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Tradition of the Cuckoo Clock card included.
Sunflower With Lady Bug Glass Ornament
Capture the essence of summer with our pretty sunflower with lady bug ornament! Blooming with vibrant gold and bronze glazes, our charming 3¼" glass design shimmers with sparkling glitter and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Sunflower card included.)
Bronner #1182302.
Clown On Unicycle Glass Ornament
This heart-warming keepsake depicts a circus performer clown-ing around just for laughs! Crafted of glass with a myriad of vibrant glazes and glistening glitter accents, our 5½" tall clown on unicycle ornament is wheel-ly unique!
Tradition of the Clown card included.
Santa With Tree And Satchel Glass Ornament
A wealth of eye-catching accents gives our Victorian Santa tree-mendous charm! Skillfully rendered in glass, our 6¼" tall Santa wears an elegant crimson robe accented with glistening gold glitter and faux fur trim. Complete with a snow-flocked sisal tree adorned with sparkling Christmas ornaments, our Santa with tree and satchel ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Story of St. Nicholas….Santa Claus card included.)
Hedgehog With Butterfly Glass Ornament
No need to hedge around your ornament choices……it's a sure bet you'll be charmed by this little critter and his butterfly friend! Artfully crafted of glass and resin, our hedgehog with butterfly ornament measures 2¾" tall and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Symbol of the hedgehog card included.
Santa With Golden Bagpipes Glass Ornament
In tune with Scottish traditions, our enchanting St. Nick wears a tartan plaid kilt along with an emerald green jacket and cap. Artfully rendered in glass with hand-painted glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our 5½" tall Santa with golden bagpipes ornament will add a touch of highland charm to your Christmas celebrations!
Tradition of the Bagpipes 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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