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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.
Glistening Candy Cane Glass Ornament
$11.99
More than just eye-candy, this ornament is a symbolic reminder of the Divine at Christmas time! It is told that the delicious candy cane received its shape after a shepherd's crook and that the twisting ribbons of color signify the Holy one. Our 4¼" tall glistening candy cane ornament is crafted of glass from Old World Christmas® with a stunning coat of glitter and embellished by a festive sprig of holly. Allow this timeless keepsake to inspire a festive and reverent spirit for CHRISTmases to come!
(Tradition of the Candy Cane card included.)
Tabby Cat Glass Ornament
$9.99
A Christmas without this ornament on your pet lover's tree could be a cat-astrophe! This 3¼" tall ornament is carefully made from glass in the USA exclusively for Bronner's. Our special keepsake features the special artwork of a tabby cat face by staff artist Connie V. Larsen on a smooth white surface while the inspiring legend appears on the reverse side. This legend of the tabby cat ornament will make a purr-fect gift for your cat enthusiast!
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Bronner #1145438.
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.)
Dragonfly Trail Glass Ornament
$8.99
Dragonflies grace warm spring days with their fragile beauty. Bring nature indoors this Christmas with our dragonfly trail glass ornament. Skillfully crafted of glass in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, our 3" round bulb has a two-tone finish in olive green and silver. Adorned with a whimsical trail of glittering dragonflies, you're sure to find this ornament quite uplifting!
(Symbol of the Dragonfly 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.)
Carrot Glass Ornament
$7.99
Our realistic looking carrot ornament is sure to be organic Christmas fun! According to legend a treasured addition to a bride's first Christmas tree was the carrot ornament, which was believed to bring good luck in the kitchen! This deliciously-designed ornament features an orange sateen-finished carrot with a green top. Proudly crafted in Poland of high-quality glass and measuring 4¾" tall, this vegetable is a great gift for those who love cooking!
(Legend of the Carrot card included.)
Elephant With Baby Glass Ornament
$12.99
You're sure to recall this ornament with an elephant's memory long after the season has passed! Artfully formed from glass and resin and shimmering with glitter accents, our 3¾" tall keepsake depicts a marvelous elephant with a baby calf by her side. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, our elephant with baby glass ornament will make a wild-ly exciting and exotic gift for your safari animal enthusiast!
(Symbol of the Elephant card included.)
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Ornament
$12.99
Shining a little light on your holiday celebrations is this charming lighthouse ornament with glittering accents! This festive 5" glass ornament represents the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina, which is the tallest lighthouse in the nation. Because of its unique spiral pattern, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has been nicknamed “The Big Barber Pole."
(Symbol of the Lighthouse card included.)
4 Inch Land Turtle Glass Ornament
$14.99
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.
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.)
Claddagh Ornament
$11.99
This traditional Irish symbol has been charmingly crafted of from Old World Christmas®. This 3" tall claddagh ornament incorporates two hands clasping a crowned heart. "With these hand I give you my heart, and I crown it with my love." The reverse side of this unique 3 dimensional ornament contains a shimmering, emerald shamrock surrounded by a rich, gold wreath. A lovely ornament to commemorate a marriage or deep and lasting friendship.
(Symbol of the Claddagh Ring card included.)
Elephant Glass Ornament
$22.99
This adorable elephant is ready to stampede his way into your heart and onto your tree this holiday season! With a beautiful sateen finish and sparkling glitter accents, this 3½" tall by 4" wide elephant ornament is artfully crafted of glass from Poland and is sure to be a ton of fun for seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Elephant card included.)
Bronner #1155963.
Sunflower Glass Ornament
$5.99
Brighten up your Christmas display with our sunflower ornament! Crafted of glass and accentuated with glistening gold, brown, and green glitter, this beautiful ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Measuring 3" tall, this vibrant sunflower will add the perfect touch to any summer-themed tree!
(Tradition of the Sunflower 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.)
Nutcracker Prince Glass Ornament
$12.99
Like the toy soldier from Tchaikovsky's famous ballet, our handsome Nutcracker Prince will add a suite charm to your tree! Shimmering with a myriad of colorful glazes and dazzling glitter accents, this charming 4½" tall Nutcracker Prince ornament is exquisitely crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®.
(Tradition of the Nutcracker card included.)
Bronner #1191929.
Cardinal On Branch With Symbol Glass Ornament
$10.99
Our symbol of the cardinal glass ornament will make 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 cardinal resting on a pine branch glistening with iridescent white "snow." Printed on the reverse side of this exclusive 3¼" tall ornament is a fascinating paragraph detailing the symbolism of the cardinal also known as the "Christmas bird."
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Bronner #1180091.
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.
Gray Tabby Cat Glass Ornament
$9.99
What's wrong with being cat-fident? Perhaps that's what this adorable gray tabby cat is thinking as he casts his mesmerizing green eyes in your direction. Crafted of glass with an enameled white finish, this 3" round ornament is expertly crafted in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's and is sure to be a purrr-fect addition to your cat lover's tree. The Legend of the Tabby Cat is artfully printed in black on the reverse side of this stunning ornament.
Bronner #1194777.
Acrylic Hummingbird Ornaments Set Of 2
$7.95
Spread your decorating wings with these beautiful acrylic hummingbirds! Perfect for adding interest to your Christmas tree or windowpane, these prismatic ornaments refract light with a cut-crystal effect in flashes of blue and indigo and green and violet. Coming ready to display on silver cords, this mesmerizing set of 2 iridescent hummingbird ornaments have a hanging height of 4" tall.
Symbol Of The Hummingbird Glass Ornament
$9.99
Depicting a ruby-throated hummingbird drawing nectar from a vibrant orange trumpet blossom, this shimmering white ornament makes a great gift for your bird lover! Crafted of glass in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, our Symbol of the Hummingbird ornament is printed on the reverse side with colorful legends associated with the popular garden visitor.
Clear Teapot With Flowers Glass Ornament
$10.99
Brew up a special holiday with this unique tea-themed keepsake! Expertly hand-crafted of glass in Romania, this pretty 3¾" tall teapot has a charming handle and spout glistening with metallic gold glazes. Hand-painted with a myriad of colorful flowers, this brew-tea-ful ornament is sure to serve you well for many seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Teapot card included.)
Frog On Lily Pad Glass Ornament
$14.99
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.
Honeycomb With Bees Glass Ornament
$22.99
You're sure to bee pleased with this sweet honeycomb ornament! Masterfully crafted of glass in Poland, our 4" hive of activity is practically dripping with amber glazes and iridescent glitter accents. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, our honeycomb with bees ornament is sure to cause a buzz of excitement with the beekeeper or honey lover on your Christmas list!
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Dolphin With Wreath Glass Ornament
$12.99
Add a splash of whimsy to your holidays with this sea-sonal design! Crafted of glass with resin accents, our dolphin with Christmas wreath ornament measures approximately 4" tall x 5" wide. Hand-painted with bright aqua, green and pink glazes, this glittering treasure comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Symbol of the Dolphin card included.
Running Pig With Hat And Scarf Ornament
$7.99
Your pig enthusiast will squeal with excitement for this adorable pig ornament! Measuring 2" tall and 3" wide, this porky friend is crafted of formed glass and is accentuated with dazzling red and gold glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, no pig lover’s collection will be complete without this cute running pig with hat and scarf ornament!
(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
Bee On Christmas Wreath Glass Ornament
Reg. $14.99 Sale $9.98
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.)
Cat Face Hand Blown Glass Ornament
$9.99
Cat lovers are sure to appreciate this purrrrrr-fectly precious ornament! Masterfully hand blown in the Czech Republic, our 3½" tall glass cat face ornament is whimsically hand-painted with vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents. A great way to wish family and friends a Meowy Christmas!
(Legend of the Cat card included.)
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 exclusive 3¼" tall 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.
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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