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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.
Blue Egg with Flowers Glass Ornament
$18.99
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.)
Black And White Cow Glass Ornament
$15.99
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.)
Small Garlic Clove Glass Ornament
$4.99
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.)
Dove And Peace Clear Glass Ornament
$19.99
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.)
St. Christopher Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Lovingly known as the patron saint of travelers, St. Christopher used his enormous size and physical strength to assist people across a dangerous river. One day, according to legend, St. Christopher transported a young child who proved to be Christ himself. This unique 3¼" round glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the Saint carrying the Christ child on his shoulder. Proudly produced in the USA, our St. Christopher ornament includes an inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life which can be read on the reverse side.
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Green And White Pine Cone Glass Ornament
$4.99
This pretty pinecone ornament will look right at home nestled in the branches of your tree! Expertly crafted of glass and painted in hues of moss green and pearl-white, this 3" tall ornament is accented with shimmering white glitter that dusts each tip like a gentle snowfall. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, this green and white pinecone ornament is a natural beauty outdoor enthusiasts are sure to pine for!
(Tradition of the Pine Cone card included.)
Tiger 3 Inch Glass Ornament
$11.99
You'll be wild for our majestic tiger glass ornament! Sprinkled with accents of green and black glitter, our 2¼" tall x 3" wide striped jungle cat ornament is exquisitely made in Poland and crafted of shimmering glass. A purrfect gift for those feline fans on you gift-giving list!!
(Symbol of the Tiger card included.)
Icicle 6 Inch Iridescent Spun Glass Icicle Ornament
$3.99
Add an element of brilliant shine to your tree with this eye-catching design. Crafted of spun glass, our twisted icicle form reflects prisms of iridescent light. A natural accent for any tree, our 6" tall icicle comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Yule Log Glass Clip-On Ornament
$19.99
Keep the home fires burning this Christmas with our traditional yule log design. Complete with candle, plaid ribbon, pinecones, and berries, our 4" tall yule log ornament is crafted by skilled glass artisans in Poland with vivid glazes and touches of sparkling glitter. This elegant yule log glass clip-on ornament is sure to warm the hearts of friends and family this Yuletide season and for many years to come!
(Tradition of the Yule Log card included.)
St. Patrick Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Born in Scotland around the year 385, St. Patrick is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. This unique 3¼" round glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the Saint we honor each March 17th on the anniversary of his death. Depicted holding a cloverleaf and staff with a cross symbol, our St. Patrick ornament is proudly produced in the USA. An inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life can be read on the reverse side.
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Yule Log Legend Glass Ornament
$10.99
Ancient European folklore states that lighting the yule log on Christmas would erase trouble from the past and bring prosperity to the household in the coming year. Yule certainly appreciate the charming details of our 3¼" round ornament which features a colorful rendition of a yule log delightfully decorated with spruce branches, pine cones and a festive red ribbon. Certain to spark your interest, the legend of the yule log is printed on the reverse side of this legend-ary ornament. Produced in the USA.
Our Lady Of Czestochowa Round Glass Ornament
$10.99
Our Lady of Czestochowa round glass ornament is sure to pierce your heart with reverence for the Holiness of our great Lord! Artfully crafted from glass in the USA, our exclusive 3¼" tall round white ornament displays beautiful artwork depicting the religious icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa on one side, while the intriguing story surrounding her mystery can be read on the other. Commemorate a trip visiting this Polish wonder, or celebrate and share your religious heritage with this unique keepsake.
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Victorian Santa With Tree Glass Ornament
$30.99
His eyes…how they twinkle, his dimples…how merry, his cheeks are like roses, his nose like a cherry! Our exquisite 7" tall Victorian Santa with tree glass ornament is artfully crafted in Poland using vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Holding a staff in one hand and a festively decorated tree in another, visions of this jolly St. Nick ornament are likely to dance in your head!
Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.

Read St Nicholas...Santa Claus.

Chocolate Chip Glass Cookie Ornament
Reg. $6.99 Sale $4.98
Mmmm…does anyone have a glass of milk? Our chocolate chip cookie ornament looks good enough to eat! Skillfully crafted of glass, this sweet 3" tall ornament is artfully glazed in mouth-watering hues of rich chocolate brown. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, our tasty ornament also includes a legend card outlining the fascinating history of the chocolate chip cookie first created in 1930 by Ruth Graves Wakefield at the Toll House Inn in Whitman, MA.
(Tradition of the Chocolate Chip Cookie card included.)
Brown And Beige Owl Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Whoooo's been credited throughout history for providing forewarning and good counsel? Why, the humble owl, of course! Comparisons have been made between the owl's visual ability to pierce the darkness and the light of Christ dissolving the darkness of the world. Artfully crafted in Hungary, our brown and beige owl round glass ornament measures 3" tall and features a depiction of a brown and beige owl on the front while the Legend of the Owl can be read on the reverse side.
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Curvy Pinecone Glass Mushroom Ornament
$9.99
Have you been hunting for a rare mushroom ornament? Our unique 5¼" tall glass and resin mushroom ornament resembles a pine cone and is accented with a variety of vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this extraordinary collectible is the perfect pick for your special tree!
(Tradition of the Mushroom card included.)
Growler With Hoppy Christmas Glass Ornament
$20.99
Artfully hand-crafted in Poland with vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents, this 3¾" tall beer growler features a decorative label with the sentiment Hoppy Christmas! Perfect for the beer connoisseur on your Christmas list!
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Bronner #1172752.
Snowman With Gift And Birdhouse Formed Glass Ornament
$26.99
Artfully crafted from Poland in the tradition of mouth-blown glass, this charming snowman with gift and birdhouse ornament was inspired by an original design by Bronner artist Connie V. Larsen. Featuring a snowman holding a gift box flanked by a pine tree and birdfeeder, this charming 4½" tall ornament is hand-painted with vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Our snowman with gift, tree, and birdhouse ornament is a must-have for your collection!
(Tradition of the Snowman card included.)
Bronner #1173190.
Pig In Overalls Glass Ornament
$10.99
E-I-E-I-O! On this farm, it's the pig that gathers the hen's eggs! Artfully crafted of glass with a colorful array of vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our whimsical pig in overalls measures 5" tall and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
Wine Making Santa Glass Ornament
$12.99
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.)
Tiny Pickle Glass Ornament
$5.99
Are you in a pickle over your ornament collection? Why not add this darling 2¼" tall "gherkin" to your tree? Artfully crafted of glass, this tiny pickle ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of the Pickle card included.)
Glass Pinecone Mushroom Ornament
Reg. $9.99 Sale $6.98
Have you been hunting for a rare mushroom ornament? Our unique 3½" tall glass mushroom ornament resembles a pinecone and is accented with a variety of vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this extraordinary collect-ible is the perfect pick for your special tree!
(Tradition of the Mushroom card included.)
Clear Wine Glass With Purple Grape Design Glass Ornament
$17.99
Toast the holidays in style with this dazzling wine glass ornament! Artfully crafted of glass, our 5½" tall wineglass has an attractive raised design comprised of beaded grape clusters and leaves outlined with light-reflecting glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, our clear wine glass with purple grape motif makes a perfect gift for the wine-lover on your Christmas list!
(Tradition of the Wine card included.)
Red Matte Rose Glass Ornament
$15.99
Roses are red, violets are blue, this keepsake sparkles like newly fallen dew! Artfully crafted of glass in Poland with vibrant hand-painted glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our beautiful 2½" tall red matte rose ornament is sure to bloom and grow on your Christmas tree for many seasons to come!
(Legend of the Christmas Rose card included.)
Orange Glitter Fish Ornament
$10.99
One look at our charming orange glitter fish ornament and you'll be hooked! Masterfully crafted from glass with a splash of colorful glazes and shimmering glitter accents, our playful fish is accented with a whimsical tail made of nylon mesh. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this 3" tall x 6½" wide keepsake is a great catch you're sure to enjoy for many seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Fish card included.)
Pineapple Slice Ornament
$14.99
Welcome in the holiday season with this charming pineapple slice ornament! Fresh from our suppliers in Poland, our 3" tall keepsake is skillfully produce-d from glass with an imaginative design and amazingly hand painted with realistic looking glazes. Our unique pineapple ornament is sure to add a slice of flavor or tropical flair to your tree!
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(Tradition of the Pineapple card included.)
The Legend Of The Robin Glass Ornament
$10.99
Our legend of the robin glass ornament makes a great gift for the bird lover on your Christmas list. Artfully crafted of glass in the USA, this beautiful keepsake features a colorful illustration of a robin resting on a pine branch glistening with iridescent white "snow." Printed on the reverse side of this exquisite 3¼" tall ornament is a charming story of a robin who shared the stable with the Holy Family on the night of Christ's birth.
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Bronner #1180090.
Gold Angel Wing Glass Ornament
$10.99
"He will give his angels charge over you to keep you in all His ways." Psalm 91:11. Our shimmering gold angel wins ornament is artfully crafted of glass in Poland and symbolizes God's care for us through the presence of angels. Hand-painted with reflective glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this 3¼" tall keepsake comes complete with the Symbol of the Guardian Angel Feather card.
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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