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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.
Purple Butterfly Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Adorned with vibrant images of butterflies in flight, this exquisite ornament is artfully crafted of glass and hand-painted with reflective glazes and accents of shimmering glitter. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, our 4¼" tall purple butterfly ornament is the natural choice for your tree!
(Symbol of the Butterfly card included.)
Multi-Color Seahorse Glass Ornament
$9.99
Hold your horses! We've found the perfect addition to your whimsical ornament collection! Accented with shimmering sequins and glistening glitter, our 4¼" tall multi-color seahorse ornament is charmingly crafted of glass and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of the Seahorse card included.)
Leprechaun With Pot Of Gold Round Glass Ornament
Reg. $10.99 Sale $5.98
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 exclusive 3¼" tall 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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Peace On Earth Lion And Lamb Round Ivory Glass Ornament
$9.99
Christian beliefs attribute the qualities of both the powerful lion and the gentle lamb to Jesus Christ the Son of God. This exclusive inspirational 3¼" tall glass ornament features a depiction of a lion lying down with a lamb, symbolizing peace and harmony. Proudly produced in the USA, our Peace on Earth ornament includes an inspiring synopsis of the symbol of the lion and the lamb which can be read on the reverse side.
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Personalized Holly Wreath Heart Sparkle Glass Ornament
$12.99
This festive green and red holly wreath design features a unique heart shape waiting to be filled with the names of a special couple! Artfully crafted in Hungary, our 3" tall ornament is designed with a revolutionary interior coating of shimmering white glitter that sparkles through the clear glass like an infinite number of stars. This charming keepsake can be personalized by one of our talented Bronner's artists with a red paint pen at no additional charge for a touch of personal-ity™ they're sure to cherish!
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Legend of the Holly card included.

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Beer Six Pack Glass Ornament
$28.99
No ID is required to purchase this refreshing six pack of craft beer! Take the hop-ortunity to drink in the refreshing details of this taste-ful ornament masterfully hand-crafted of glass in Poland. Shimmering with a colorful brew of vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our 4¼" tall craft beer six pack ornament is perfect for the beer lover who knows how to decorate responsibly!(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Romantic Cross With Heart Glass Ornament
$11.99
An enduring symbol of Christianity, the cross makes an ideal CHRISTmas ornament for your tree! Crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, our intricate cross with heart ornament is beautifully detailed with a myriad of vibrant glazes and iridescent glitter accents. This 3½" tall ornament also will make a great gift!
(Symbol of the Cross card included.)
Yule Log Legend Glass Ornament
Reg. $10.99 Sale $8.98
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 exclusive 3¼" tall 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.
Polish Star Legend Glass Ornament
$9.99
The star plays an important role in traditional Polish Christmas celebrations. On Christmas Eve the first star of the night is named Gwiazda, meaning little star, in tribute to the Star of Bethlehem. At the moment it appears, greetings and good wishes are exchanged and families partake of Wigilia, the most carefully planned meal of the year. Produced exclusively for Bronner's by our supplier in Hungary, our 3" tall Polish Star glass ornament features an 8 pointed star painted in a vibrant red hue and accented with sparkling glitter. The tradition of the Polish star is printed on the reverse side of this distinctive ornament.
St. Anthony Glass Ornament
$9.99
Crafted of glass and proudly produced in the USA, this inspirational ornament features the likeness of St. Anthony in full color detail, holding a small child and a lily stalk. According to legend, when St. Anthony's cherished book of Psalms was stolen, he prayed to God that it would be found. The thief was so moved by St. Anthony's faith, that he returned the book. To this day, people pray through St. Anthony to find lost and stolen articles. The legend of St. Anthony is printed on the reverse side of this exclusive 3¼" tall ornament.
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White Wines And Vines Glass Ornament
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Our tasteful white wines and vines ornament is perfect for the wine aficionado amongst your family and friends! Artfully crafted of glass in Hungary, this 3" tall Bronner's exclusive ornament features a muted gold pattern of grapevines and leaves punctuated by clusters of dazzling green grapes. The wine names Chardonnay, Savignon Blanc, Riesling, Chenin Blanc and Pinot Grigio are prominently listed in an elegant script accented with shimmering green glitter. Cheers!
(Tradition of Wine card included.)
Pink Portly Pig Glass Ornament
$11.99
Whimsically designed, this portly pink pig glass ornament will add an element of unexpected humor to your tree! Crafted by skilled artisans in the Czech Republic, our endearing 2½" tall pig is hand-painted with charming attention to detail. Ham it up this Christmas with an ornament certain to add laughter and fun to your holiday celebrations!
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(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
Christmas Spider Ornament
$8.50
According to legend, the origin of hanging tinsel on the Christmas tree began when Santa spotted a family of spiders on a Christmas tree and with a touch turned each web to sparkling silver and gold. This dazzling 5½" tall Christmas spider ornament is artfully crafted of wire with iridescent glitter accents and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Christmas Spider card included.)
Legend Of The Dreamcatcher Glass Ornament
$9.99
Catch this dreamy ornament for the tree! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall ornament is beautifully colored in a smooth satin beige finish. A Native American dreamcatcher is incredibly detailed on the front with dangling feathers and glittering turquoise "beads" while the "Legend of the Dreamcatcher" can be read in black on the back. Your Native American Indian enthusiast is sure to think you're a dream catcher when he or she sees this exquisite keepsake hanging on the tree!
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Claddagh Ring Irish Ornament With Legend
$10.99
Decorate your tree with this international symbol of love and friendship! Featuring a pair of hands encircling a crowned heart, this beautiful resin ornament has a carved wood appearance accented with shimmering bronze and gold glazes. Measuring 2½" tall, this inspirational keepsake comes ready to hang with a gold cord and includes a legend card detailing the origin of the Claddagh emblem.
(Symbol of the Claddagh Ring card included.)
Victorian Santa With Tree Glass Ornament
$32.99
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.)
St. Francis Of Assisi Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Born in 1182, St. Francis of Assisi is credited with popularizing the use of the Nativity scene in Christmas celebrations. This exclusive 3¼" tall glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the patron saint of animals and the environment. Depicted holding a dove and a Bible in a field of wildflowers, our St. Francis of Assisi 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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St. Christopher Round Glass Ornament
Reg. $9.99 Sale $7.98
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 exclusive 3¼" tall 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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Angel Fish On Round Blue Glass Ornament
$10.99
Our angel fish ornament is sure to have you hooked! Skillfully crafted from glass, this 4¼" tall translucent blue glass ornament transforms into a tropical seascape with the addition of swaying seaweed and a colorful school of angelfish. Glittering and microbead accents beautifully accompany this artful keepsake that comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Fish 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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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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Bee On Christmas Wreath Glass Ornament
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Have you heard the buzz about this whimsical design? Featuring an adorable bee wearing a Santa hat and relaxing in the center of a Christmas wreath, this amusing 5" tall ornament is imaginatively crafted of glass and resin and comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Friends and family are sure to bee amused when they notice the gold jingle bell dangling from the end of this yellow jacket's stinger!
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Glass Lady Of Guadalupe Ornament
$11.99
A dazzling tribute to Mexico's patron saint, our 5½" Lady of Guadalupe ornament is artfully hand-painted with light-reflecting glazes and accents of dazzling glitter. Artfully detailed in glass, this special keepsake comes ready to hang with a gold cord and is certain to enhance your Christmas celebrations for many years to come.
(Our Lady of Guadalupe legend card included.)
Stork With Santa Hat Glass Ornament
$6.99
No need to paint the nursery…….a visit from this stork brings only wishes for a very Merry Christmas! Whimsically crafted from glass and resin, our stork with Santa hat ornament measures 4¼" tall and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Stork card included.)
5 Inch Glass Lighthouse Ornament
Reg. $13.99 Sale $9.98
Brighten your tree with this beautiful nautical design! Hand-painted with glistening glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our 5" tall glass lighthouse ornament features a classic six-sided design integrated into a house below. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this special keepsake makes a great gift friends and family are sure to take a shine to.
(Symbol of the Lighthouse card included.)
5.5 Inch Irish Cross Glass Ornament
$11.99
This dazzling Irish Cross ornament is artfully crafted of glass and adorned with shamrocks and shimmering gold trinity symbols. Measuring 5.5" tall and coming ready to hang with a gold cord, our vibrant green keepsake is perfect for the Irish friends and family on your Christmas list!
(Legend of the Celtic Cross card included.)
Glass Hedgehog Formed Ornament
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No need to hedge around your ornament choices……it's a sure bet you'll be charmed by this little critter! Hand-painted with rich amber glazes and a rainbow of sparkling glitter accents, our 2½" tall glass hedgehog ornament comes ready to hang with a silver cord and is sure to delight the nature lover on your Christmas list.
(Symbol of the hedgehog card included.)
Cowboy Boot With Hat Glass Ornament
$11.99
Y'all have a rootin' tootin' good time hanging this fun keepsake on the tree! Artfully crafted of glass and resin, our cowboy boot with hat ornament features vibrant hand-painted glazes accented with a variety of eye-catching glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this 5" tall keepsake is sure to be a perfect fit for your western-themed tree!
Tradition of the Cowboy Boot 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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