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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.
Our Lady Of Czestochowa Ornament
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.)
Mistletoe Ball Ornament
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.)
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.)
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.)
Rooster Christmas Ornament
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.
Glass Of Beer Ornament
Cheers to another great Holiday Season with this foamy glass of cold brew! This frothy glass of beer is going to be a big hit with the beer lovers in your life this year. With glittering iridescent accents, this glass of beer is 4" tall and made of glass.
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Mexican Seashell Glass Ornament
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.)
Four-Leaf Clover Glass Ornament
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.)
Personalized Gold Cat Glass Ornament
Cat got your tree?
Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from Hungary, this 3" glass ornament depicts an eye-catching feline face, artfully printed in brown along a shimmering gold surface.
Makes a purrrrfect gift for your special cat lover!
Hand-painted with brown paint by our professional Bronner's artists at no additional charge, this exclusively crafted gold cat face ornament will feature your kitty's name accented with two paw prints.
The two brown paw prints are included.
Please select the alternate image for a view of this ornament without personalization.
(Legend of the Cat card included.)
Please select "ADD TO CART" to personalize this ornament with a Pet's Name (up to 12 characters).
Blue Bell with Angel Glass Ornament
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.
St. Francis of Assisi Ornament
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.)
Green Shamrock Glass Ornament
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.)
Clear White Poinsettia Ornament
It's clear to see that this translucent 3" glass ornament is accented by a striking design at every angle! With two white poinsettias blanketed in a gleaming coat of glitter, this ornaments center is topped with clear beads reminiscent of the flowers' center; unity is created in this ornament with its playful white lines! This gorgeous ornament is made in Czech Republic and makes a great conversation piece for your Christmas tree for season's to come!
(Legend of the Poinsettia card included.)
Lavender Butterfly Spun Glass Ornament
This lavender butterfly ornament is sure to make your heart flutter. Beautifully formed from spun glass, this ornament measures approximately 2¼" in length. Iridescent paints shine brightly against black accents. This ornament makes a unique and rare addition to your butterfly enthusiast's collection!
(Symbol of the Butterfly 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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