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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.
Red And White Glass Candy Cane Ornament
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.
Teal Glittered Seahorse Ornament
$4.99
We've scoured the Seven Seas to find this rare species of seahorses! Measuring 6" tall, this plastic seahorse is completely covered in shimmering teal glitter, tiny green beads, and blue rhinestones. Our charming teal glittered seahorse ornament comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
Tradition of the Sea Horse card included.

Read our Tradition of the Sea Horse.

Edelweiss Flower Glass Ornament
$15.99
Soft and white, clean and bright, Edelweiss has long been a symbol of Alpine folklore. Our enchanting ornament was skillfully crafted in Germany in the style of European mouth blown glass. With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this 2¾" tall Edelweiss flower glass ornament is ready to greet you with blossoms of snow that will bloom and grow in your ornament collection for many years to come!
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(Symbol of the Edelweiss card included.)
St. Patrick Round Glass Ornament
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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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Gray Cat With Santa Hat Glass Ornament
$13.99
A Christmas without this darling ornament would surely be a cat-astrophie! Artfully crafted in Poland, this exceptional glass ornament is skillfully hand-painted with vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Our adorable 4" tall gray cat with Santa hat ornament will make a purr-fect gift for the feline lover on your Christmas list!
(Legend of the Cat card included.)
Dolphin Family Spun Glass Ornament
$12.99
This ornament is sure to make a big splash on your tree! Two gorgeous spun glass dolphins hang from a clear monofilament line in this 3" tall nautical decoration. Delicate waves roll under the dolphins with their shining diamond eyes. Your ocean enthusiast will be thrilled to sea this dolphin family spun glass ornament!
(Symbol of the Dolphin 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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Glass Pinecone Mushroom Ornament
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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.)
Gray Portly Elephant Glass Ornament
$11.99
Whimsically designed, this portly gray elephant glass ornament will add an element of unexpected humor to your tree! Crafted by skilled artisans in the Czech Republic, our endearing 2½" tall elephant is hand-painted with charming attention to detail. They say an elephant never forgets…. this ornament is a great reminder that the holiday season should be filled with laughter and joy!
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(Symbol of the Elephant card included.)
Leprechaun With Pot Of Gold Round Glass Ornament
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Folklore tells us the wee Irish folk called leprechauns stash their gold in a pot at the end of the rainbow. If you catch one and can keep him in sight, he must take you to his treasure. If the leprechaun can trick you into looking away, he will vanish along with your hopes for finding his loot! Our whimsical 3½" round ornament features a colorful imp with his golden treasure. Skillfully crafted of glass proudly produced in the USA, our leprechaun with pot of gold ornament includes a synopsis of the legend which can be read on the reverse side.
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(Legend of the Leprechaun card included.)
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.)
Legend of the Donkey's Cross Round Ornament
$9.99
Our 3¼" tall legend of the donkey’s cross round ornament is carefully made from glass in the USA exclusively for Bronner's. Our special keepsake features the humble donkey grazing peacefully in a patch of fresh green grass on the front of the ornament, while the inspiring legend of the donkey cross is inscribed on the back.
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Lily Of The Valley With Legend Ivory Glass Ornament
$10.99
A perennial favorite, lilies of the valley symbolize sweetness and purity. Legend claims that when Mary cried at the crucifixion of Jesus, her tears fell softly to the ground and turned into these delicate, bell-shaped flowers, sometimes called "Mary's tears". Our beautiful 3¼" round lily of the valley ornament is artfully crafted of glass and hand-painted with vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents. The legend of the lily of the valley is printed on the reverse side of this attractive ornament. Made in the USA.
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Bronner #1167242.
St. Christopher Round Glass Ornament
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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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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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