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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.
Please select the alternate image for an additional view.
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.
St. Nicholas Ornament
$18.99
Masterfully crafted with shimmering, colorful glazes and detailed with sparkling glitter accents, this St. Nicholas ornament will add classic Christmas charm to your tree! Artfully crafted of glass from Poland, this charming Santa Claus ornament is 5" tall.
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Yule Log Glass Clip-On Ornament
$19.99
Keep the home fires burning this Christmas with our traditional yule log design. Complete with candle, plaid ribbon, pinecones, and berries, our 4" tall yule log ornament is crafted by skilled glass artisans in Poland with vivid glazes and touches of sparkling glitter. This elegant yule log glass clip-on ornament is sure to warm the hearts of friends and family this Yuletide season and for many years to come!
(Tradition of the Yule Log card included.)
Spider Web Glass Ornament
$7.99
This creepy spider and its glittering silver web will spin up some fun for you and your family this Holiday Season! This unique and exclusive spider ornament is 3¼" tall and crafted of glass.
(Legend of the Christmas Spider card included.)
Small Red Ladybug Ornament
$5.99
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.)
Pretzel Glass Ornament
$8.99
Deliciously detailed with shimmering salt and bread-colored glazes, this 3½" Bronner's exclusive glass pretzel ornament will be a taste-temping treat on your tree this Christmas!
(Tradition of the Pretzel 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.)
Feathers Glass Ornaments
$9.99
Magnificently crafted and beautifully detailed, this beautiful pair of exclusive glass feather ornaments is a great way to say "thank you" to your unseen guardian angels! 3" tall & 4" tall glass ornaments.
(Symbol of the Guardian Angel Feather card included.)
Bronner #1095189.
Green Shamrock Glass Ornament
$7.99
Allow this shimmering 2½" tall green shamrock ornament to give your tree a lucky sparkle this holiday season! This stunning shamrock ornament is crafted of glass exclusively for Bronners.
(Symbol of the Shamrock card included.)
Bronner #1095138.
Pink Unicorn Ornament
$8.99
This beautiful unicorn ornament is sure to make a wonderful addition to your Christmas tree this Holiday Season! These Christmas unicorns are depicted all the way around this stunning 3" tall pink transparent glass ornament. With glittering iridescent accents, this charming unicorn ornament is sure to be a treasured keepsake with your loved one for years to come! Made in Hungary.
(Legend of the Unicorn card included.)
Four-Leaf Clover Glass Ornament
$6.99
Artfully crafted from glass with eye-catching, deep green glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this exclusive four-leaf clover ornament will add the perfect touch of luck to your tree!
2¾" tall.
(Symbol of the Four-Leaf Clover card included.)
St. Francis of Assisi Ornament
$11.99
Artfully crafted from formed glass with shimmering, colorful, glazed accents, this beautiful 5" ornament portrays St. Francis of Assisi tenderly caring for two doves and a deer. Our exclusive St. Francis ornament will make a wonderful gift for your special animal lover!
(St. Francis of Assisi Story card included.)
Personalized Gold Cat Glass Ornament
$11.99
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).
Poinsettia on Icicle Form Glass Ornament
$22.99
Smooth and reflective glazes combine with a variety of eye-catching colors to create the pretty poinsettia that is this ornament's alluring focal point. The sleek, shimmering frost surface is a perfect complement to this ornament's dazzling details.
Made in Poland, this 10" long glass ornament is double-sided to ensure its beauty is seen from all angles!
(Legend of the Poinsettia card included.)
Polish Santa Resin Ornament
$8.99
Literally wearing his heritage on his sleeve, this Santa would love to display his Polish pride for your yuletide! Artfully crafted from resin, this 5" tall Bronner's exclusive ornament will add a touch of Poland to your tree.
Ornament comes ready to hang with a red cord.
(Tradition of the Polish Star card included.)
Bronner #1105824.
Blue Egg with Flowers Glass Ornament
$18.99
Our elegant egg ornament features gold swirls on a matte blue finish. Crafted of glass accentuated with beautiful flowers lavishly coated in dazzling glitter, this 3¾" tall unique egg will make the perfect addition to any holiday décor!
(Tradition of the Painted Egg card included.)
Scottish Santa Resin Ornament
$8.99
Pausing to smile before playing a spirited bagpipe solo, this Scottish Santa would love to wish you and yours a very Nollaig Chridheil! Artfully crafted from resin, this 4½" tall Bronner's exclusive ornament will add a touch of Scotland to your tree.
Ornament comes ready to hang with a red cord.
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
Bronner #1105826.
Glitter Dove Ornament
$4.99
Wish your loved ones “Peace on Earth" year after year with this charming dove ornament! With sparkling iridescent glitter, our breathtaking dove ornament is 3½" tall and crafted of plastic. Comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Dove card included.)
Holly And Mistletoe Glass Ornament
$16.99
This beautiful gold, green, and red ornament is sure to put you in the holly-day spirit! Made in Poland and crafted of glass, our matte gold ornament features shiny green leaves, ravishing red glitter berries, and matte white and shiny gold paint accents. Measuring 3¾" tall, this holly and mistletoe ornament will be a terrific addition to your tradition-themed tree!
(Legend of the Holly card included.)
Donkey Christmas Ornament
$12.99
Legend tells us the donkey that carried Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday followed Him to Calvary. Appalled by the sight of Jesus on the cross, the donkey turned away but could not leave. It is said that the shadow of the cross fell upon the shoulders and back of the donkey. A cross marking found on many donkeys today remains a testimony of the love and devotion of a humble, little donkey.
Exclusive 4" tall by 4" wide glass Christmas ornament.
(Legend of the Donkey card included.)
Bronner #1106520.
Clear White Poinsettia Ornament
$7.99
It's clear to see that this translucent 3" glass ornament is accented by a striking design at every angle! With two white poinsettias blanketed in a gleaming coat of glitter, this ornaments center is topped with clear beads reminiscent of the flowers' center; unity is created in this ornament with its playful white lines! This gorgeous ornament is made in Czech Republic and makes a great conversation piece for your Christmas tree for season's to come!
(Legend of the Poinsettia card included.)
Wine Barrel Glass Ornament
$14.99
This exquisitely detailed wine barrel is sure to please the taste-tempting wine connoisseur on your Christmas list! With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this charming wine barrel ornament is 3½" tall and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®. Please click on the inset to view the detail on the back of the ornament.
(Tradition of Wine card included.)
Mexican Seashell Glass Ornament
$9.99
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.)
Happy Birthday Jesus Candy Cane Tradition Glass Ornament
$8.99
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.)
Rooster Christmas Ornament
$12.99
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.)
Buffalo Glass Ornament
$12.99
This stunning brown buffalo is looking forward to roaming the depths of your Christmas tree this year! With eye-catching glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this exquisitely detailed exclusive bison ornament is 3" tall by 4¼" wide and crafted of glass. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Buffalo card included.)
Bronner #1115077.
Scottish Bagpipe Playing Santa Glass Ornament
$31.99
This Scottish Santa wishes you and yours a very Nollaig Chridheil by playing a spirited bagpipe solo! Artfully crafted of glass from Poland and painted plaid with glittering accents, this 5½" tall ornament will add a touch of Scotland's enchanting charm to your tree.
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
Hummingbird Heart Glass Ornament
$9.99
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.)
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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