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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.
Turtle In Shell Glass Ornament
Painted from head to tail like a turtle coming out of his shell, this vibrant design is simply crawling with charm! Crafted of glass in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, our shimmering green ornament measures 3" round and makes a wonderful addition to your animal-themed or reptile enthusiast's tree!

Sorry, this item is currently out of stock. We expect new supplies in mid September, 2016. If you wish to backorder now, you may do so by calling 1-800-361-6736.

Red Chili Peppers Spun Glass Ornament
$16.99
Add some spicy flavor to your Christmas tree with this string of five red hot chili peppers. Skillfully made of spun glass, each red glass pepper measures 4" and is tied to twine in an authentic Mexican design. Heat up your winter Holiday with this fanciful string of red hot chili peppers.
(Tradition of the Chili Pepper card included.)
Frog Round Glass Ornament
$11.99
With this toad-ally awesome gift, we're predicting Christmas will be froggy with a 100% chance of elation from your frog enthusiast! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall Christmas ornament decorates a frosted olive surface with a grinning frog. Easily displayed on any ornament stand, our frog round glass ornament would be hop-py to add a ribbet-ing touch to your home or office décor!
(Symbol of the Frog card included.)
Angel With Horn Glass Floral Ornament
$33.99
Meticulously crafted in Poland in the tradition of mouth-blown glass, this exquisite ornament has an eye-catching reflective champagne finish and a slightly elliptical shape. Hand-painted with shimmering glazes in hues of glistening gold, our 4½" tall angel with horn ornament is accented with sparkling, iridescent glitter and features an equally ornate floral design on the reverse side.
Guardian Angel card included.
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(Guardian Angel card included.)
Pig With Wreath Glass Ornament
$11.99
Pork fun at Christmas décor! This adorable pig will be a real ham in your collection for years to come! Artfully crafted from glass and beautifully detailed in colorful glazes, this 4" long by 3½" tall pig is wrapped in a glistening, green, glitter, holly berry wreath and has a tiny gold jingle bell for a tail! Our whimsical pig with wreath ornament comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
Peacock With Feather Tail Glass Ornament
$14.99
Your special bird enthusiast will sing with delight to receive this dazzling peacock ornament! With a glass body and long feather tail, our spellbinding bird ornament is 3¼" tall by 12" wide. The glamorous tail of our pretty peacock includes teal fluff feathers, turquoise feathers, and three peacock feathers. The body of the bird is accentuated with gold, green, and blue glitter with purple rhinestones. Chunky blue glitter and hunter green feathers accent the head of this stunning peacock ornament. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this peacock with feathers glass ornament is sure to be a conversation piece for years to come!
(Symbol of the Peacock card included.)
Blue Painted Egg With Flowers Glass Ornament
$10.99
Truly egg-traordinary, this gorgeous glass design is artfully hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and subtle touches of glittering gold. Masterfully crafted in Poland by artisans, our 2½" tall blue painted egg ornament with flowers is simply egg-quisite!
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.)
Clear Wine Bottle With Cup Glass Ornament
$11.99
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.)
Santa With Lantern Glass Ornament
$24.99
The beauty and magic of the holiday season is exquisitely captured in our Santa with lantern glass ornament! This breathtaking ball features a moonlit sky and jolly St. Nick holding a brightly shining lantern to help light the way to a charming cottage, nestled between snow-covered evergreens and accented in silvery glitter. Proudly made in Poland of high-quality glass and measuring 3½" tall by 4" wide, our Santa with lantern is a one-of-a-kind ornament that is sure to become a cherished keepsake for years to come!
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(St. Nick...Santa Claus 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.)
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.)
Bumblebee Body Ornament
$11.99
You're sure to bee happy with this whimsical bumblebee body ornament! Expertly crafted in Hungary, our 3" glass ornament with bumblebee design is buzzing with vibrant black and yellow glazes and accents of iridescent glitter.
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Pink Pig With Glitter Glass Ornament
$9.99
This little porker will add an element of whimsy to your tree if not your Christmas dinner! Skillfully crafted of glass and colored with a generous amount of pink and irridescent glitter, this little ham measures 3" tall and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
Sitting Tiger Glass Ornament
$11.99
This fabulous feline will delight the tiger collector on your Christmas list! Our 4¾" tall tiger ornament was skillfully crafted from glass and resin in amazing detail. Accented with shimmering glitter, this beautiful orange and black striped sitting tiger comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Tiger card included.)
Bumblebee Trail Glass Ornament
$8.99
Our bee-autiful bumblebee glass ornament will make a sweet addition to your Christmas tree! This bee has left a trail of activity, buzzing along a dashed line on our pearlescent glass ornament. Adorned with glittering iridescent white wings, our bumblebee trail glass ornament is sure to make a honey of a gift for nature enthusiasts! Measuring 3" tall, our bumblebee trail glass ornament is exclusively crafted in Hungary for Bronner's. Bee ready for a swarm of smiles when you bring this adorable keepsake home for the holidays!
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
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.
Shelled Peanut Glass Ornament
$5.99
You'll go nuts over this snack-size favorite! Artfully crafted from glass in Germany, this 3" tall peanut ornament will make an appetizing addition to your tree that is sure to satisfy your peanut lover for years to come.
(Symbol of the peanut 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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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.)
Clear Glass Ornament With Holly Design
$10.99
Add brilliant color and pattern to your tree with this festive holly design! Masterfully crafted of glass in the Czech Republic, our clear glass ornament shimmers with patterns of prismatic glitter in dazzling hues of red, white, and green and measures 3" tall.
Legend of the Holly card included.
5 Inch Nutcracker Soldier Glass Ornament
$26.99
Ever vigilant, our nutcracker soldier is sure to keep a watchful eye on the gifts stacked under the tree! Skillfully mouth-blown in Poland, our 5" tall nutcracker is dressed in a traditional uniform of red tunic and blue trousers, boots, and tall cap. Resplendent with vibrant glazes and gold glitter accents, this beautiful ornament will add irresistible charm to your holidays!
5 Inch Christmas Tree Glass Ornament
$19.99
Full of Christian symbolism, the evergreen represents eternal life with its perpetual green branches and treetop pointing heavenward. A star on top signifies the special star that guided the wise men to Bethlehem while lights represent Christ, "the Light of the world." Shimmering with radiant glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this spectacular 5" tall Christmas Tree ornament is masterfully hand-crafted in Poland and is sure to become a treasured family keepsake.
Symbol of the Christmas Tree card included.
Cow With Hat Glass Ornament
$27.99
If you're going to have a cow, it may as well be a handsome one! Wearing a stylish alpine cap with a gold metal bell on his neck, our beautiful bovine is expertly crafted of glass in Poland and measures 3¼" tall. Hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this whimsical ornament will make an udder-ly fascinating addition to your tree.
(Symbol of the Cow card included.)
Symbol Of The Dragonfly Glass Ornament
$9.99
Glittering like a jewel in the sunlight, a dragonfly gracefully skims an indigo pond blooming with vibrant pink water lilies. This serene scene is artfully depicted on our lustrous white ornament in a myriad of vibrant glazes and iridescent glitter accents. Expertly crafted of glass in Hungary, this two-sided keepsake measures 3" round and is printed on the reverse side with a charming paragraph detailing the fascinating Symbol of the Dragonfly.
3.25 Inch Red And Silver Mushroom Ornament
$5.99
In many cultures, finding a mushroom in the woods is considered to be a symbol of good luck and a harbinger of prosperity. Masterfully crafted of glass in the Czech Republic, our beautiful toadstool has a vivid white stalk topped with a vibrant red cap dotted with white glitter polka-dots. Naturally appealing, this enchanting mushroom ornament measures 3¼" tall.
Legend of the Mushroom card included.
Standing Polar Bear Glass Ornament
$19.99
Found in the Arctic north, Polar Bears are considered by native peoples to be powerful, wise, and almost human. Our exquisite glass polar bear ornament is masterfully crafted of glass in Germany with gleaming white glazes and vivid hand-painted accents of ebony. Shimmering with iridescent glitter, this unique 4½" tall keepsake makes a great gift for the Artic enthusiast on your Christmas list!
Symbol of the Polar Bear card included.
Blue, Pink, And Gold Butterfly Ornament
$17.99
Let your decorating dreams take flight with this beautiful glass butterfly. Resplendent with opalescent glazes and dazzling accents of glitter and sequins, our gorgeous blue, pink, and gold butterfly ornament is expertly hand-crafted in Poland and measures 3" tall.
(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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