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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.
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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.
Panda Glass Ornament
This endangered species is looking for safe refuge in your tree! Measuring 3¾" tall, this glass panda ornament is beautifully detailed and shimmers with subtle glittering accents. Comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Panda card included.)
Dolphin With Santa Hat Ornament
This dolphin is jumping with Christmas joy! Measuring 5" tall and crafted of formed glass, this glitter-accented mammal is all ready for Christmas with its Santa hat. Coming ready to hang with gold cord, this beautiful dolphin ornament will make the perfect addition to any dolphin lover’s Christmas tree!
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Glass Disc Ornament With Peacock Design Dated 2015
You'll be proud to display this dazzling peacock ornament on your tree! Adorned with brilliant jewels and sequins, this gorgeous 3¾" tall glass disc with peacock design shimmers in rich hues of green from fern to aquamarine blue. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this vibrant keepsake features the date 2015 in sparkling gold glitter on the reverse side.
Symbol of the Peacock card included.
Frog On Lily Pad Glass Ornament
You're sure to have a hop-py holiday with this whimsical frog ornament! Crafted of glass and resin, our shimmering green frog sits on a vibrant felt lily pad shimmering with dazzling sequins. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this fantastic 3¼" tall keepsake is sure transform your tree by leaps and bounds!
Symbol of the Frog card included.
Clear Wine Bottle With Cup Glass Ornament
Classy and distinctive, our clear glass wine bottle ornament is brilliantly beautiful. Hand-painted with gracefully glittered grape leaves and adorned with gemstone grapes, the bottle suspends a charming blown-glass cup of wine. 7½" high, this clear wine bottle glass ornament is ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of Wine 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.
4 Inch Land Turtle Glass Ornament
Shell-ebrate the holidays with the tantalizing charm of this terrific tortoise! Artfully hand-crafted of glass, our 1¾" tall by 4" wide land turtle ornament is hand-painted with shimmering emerald glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this turtle ornament will make the perfect gift for your nature lover!
(Symbol of the Turtle card included.)
Bronner #1179432.
Legend of the Donkey's Cross Round Ornament
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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Legend of the Sunflower Glass Ornament
Brighten your holidays with this brilliant sunflower legend glass ornament! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall sunflower ornament features a solitary sunflower glistening with subtle glitter accents gracing the front while the legend can be read on the back. Sunflower and legend enthusiasts are sure to be inspired by this unique keepsake!
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Candle Satin Champagne With Gold Clip On Ornament
Illuminate the holidays with our brilliantly -designed candle clip on ornament with faux flame. Our candle clip on ornament features a satin-finished glaze in a champagne color with the look of high gloss melted wax and a glittering gold flame. This beautiful candle ornament is proudly crafted in Germany and measures 3½" tall from the tip of the flame down to the gold metal candle holder and clip. Receive glowing comments about this delightful candle ornament when you add it to your Christmas tree!
(Tradition of the Candle card included.)
Gold Jesus Fish Glass Ornament
Jesus was a shepherd of souls and a fisher of men. Exclusively designed and crafted for Bronner's, this 1¼" tall by 3¾" wide Jesus fish ornament is formed of glass and features a brilliant gold satin finish against a shimmering silver surface. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this Jesus fish ornament displays a cross on the back. As the ultimate symbol for Christians, this keepsake will make a great gift for your Pastor, church group, friends, or family at CHRISTmas or any time of the year!
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(Symbol of the Fish card included.)
Bronner #1180594.
The Symbol Of The Hedgehog Glass Ornament
Did you know that the hedgehog is symbolic of spring and rejuvenation? Our unique hedgehog ornament is artfully crafted of glass in the USA and features a colorful illustration of the adorable and inspiring creature. Measuring 3¼" tall, this special keepsake is perfect for the nature lover on your Christmas list and comes complete with the symbol of the hedgehog printed on the reverse side.
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Bronner #1180092.
Pineapple Glass Ornament
Bring a bit more of a tropical feel to your tree this holiday season with this pineapple glass ornament! With eye-catching details and beautiful gold, amber, and green glitter accents, this 5" glass ornament is sure to make your possibly chilly Christmas vacation seem a bit warmer. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of the Pineapple card included.)
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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5.5 Inch Spun Clear Glass Icicles Set of 12
Add genuine old-fashioned elegance to your tree with these hand-twisted icicle ornaments. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, each stunning icicle ornament measures 5½" tall and is crafted of spun glass. This package of 12 icicles will be a must this year.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Bronner #1017436.
Pickle Ornament
This crunchy pickle is sure to add a snap to your Christmas décor. 4" glass ornament. Handcrafted in Poland.
(Legend of the Pickle card included.)
Happy Birthday Jesus Candy Cane Tradition Glass Ornament
Tradition Of The Candy Cane
The candy cane begins with a stick of white candy. The white symbolizes the purity of the Christmas season. Its hard consistency represents the Solid Rock, the foundation of the Church and the firmness of the promises of God. The candy is formed into a "J" to represent the precious name of Jesus. It can also represent the staff of the Good Shepherd with which He reaches the lambs who have gone astray. One large red stripe is for the blood shed by Christ on the cross, so that we may have eternal life.

Bring this tradition home today with this Bronner's exclusive ornament! With a stunning red satin finish, this charming ornament has the tradition of the candy cane printed in white along the back of the ornament and "Happy Birthday JESUS" across the front. Remember the reason for the season and give this wonderful ornament to all your friends and family this year. This unique ornament is 3" tall and crafted of glass from Hungary.
(Tradition of the Candy Cane card included.)
Mushroom Dove with Feathers Clip Ornament
Eye-catching, distinctive, and elegant, the dove has long been a symbol of peace and love. Crafted from compressed Styrofoam for a "mushroom" feel and real feathers for a lifelike touch, this 4¾" long by 2¼" tall dove clip ornament will add a graceful touch of beauty to your tree!
Features a sturdy silver metal clip for stay-put placement.
(Symbol of the Dove 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. Allow this charming 3¼" tall glass rooster ornament to signal the start of your family's holiday celebrations!
(Legend of the Rooster card included.)
Bronner #1055341.
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.)
Hummingbird Glass Ornament
Humming around the branches of your tree for seasons to come, this stunning bird makes the perfect gift for your special gardener or bird enthusiast! Expertly crafted from glass in Poland, this 3" tall hummingbird ornament shimmers in delicate details and glittering accents.
(Symbol of the Hummingbird card included.)
Dolphin Jumping Glass Ornament
This stunning marine mammal is ready to jump through the depths of your Christmas tree this year! With eye-catching glazes and sparkling glitter accents, your dolphin lover will be flipping for joy when he or she receives this adorable dolphin ornament as a gift! This Bronner's exclusive dolphin jumping ornament is 2¼" tall by 4¼" wide and crafted of glass. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Bronner #1115579.
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).
Sitting Bumble Bee Glass Ornament
The bee is a symbol of industry, resourcefulness, and prosperity. These tiny creatures show us there is success and satisfaction in working together harmoniously, while still enjoying the sweetness of life.
There's no resisting this bumble bee's sweetness! From antennae to stinger, this 3" sitting bee is meticulously crafted from glass and detailed with shimmering glazes and sparkling glitter. He'll bee on your tree in no time!
Made in Poland.
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Hummingbird Heart Glass Ornament
This stunning ruby-throated hummingbird was reproduced with great detail created by Bronner artist, Ginger Don. Crafted in the USA, this soothing and exclusive heart shaped ornament measures 3½" and makes a wonderful gift for your gardening, bird, or flower enthusiast.
(Symbol of the Hummingbird 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.)
Small Red Ladybug Ornament
Created exclusively for Bronner's, this charming ladybug ornament is just waiting to bring you good luck this holiday season! With vivid glazes and realistic detail, this adorable ladybug ornament is 2¼" wide and crafted of glass.
(Legend of the Ladybug 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.)
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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