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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.
White Glass Drop Ornament With Poinsettia Design
Add a festive flair to your holiday décor with this gorgeous white glass drop ornament with poinsettia design. Masterfully crafted in Poland with gorgeous hand-painted glazes and shimmering glitter accents, this exceptional 8½" tall keepsake is sure to add lustrous beauty to any tree.
Legend of the Poinsettia card included.
Tiger With Baby Glass Ornament
Know someone who's wild for animal ornaments? Our tiger with baby ornament is sure to cause quite an up-roar! Shimmering with golden glazes and stripes of sparkling glitter, this beautiful glass keepsake measures 3" tall and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Symbol of the Tiger card included.
Glass Hedgehog In Overalls Ornament
Reg. $19.99 Sale $13.98
Have you heard that hedgehogs are especially trendy this year? Sporting an artfully spiked hairdo, this dapper fellow measures 3¾" tall and is dressed in bright green overalls, a vibrant red shirt and dashing bow tie. Expertly mouth-blown in Poland with glistening glazes and dazzling glitter accents, our glass hedgehog in overalls ornament is certain to add a touch of whimsy to the tree!
Symbol of the Hedgehog card included.
Santa With Golden Bagpipes Glass Ornament
In tune with Scottish traditions, our enchanting St. Nick wears a tartan plaid kilt along with an emerald green jacket and cap. Artfully rendered in glass with hand-painted glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our 5½" tall Santa with golden bagpipes ornament will add a touch of highland charm to your Christmas celebrations!
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
Glass Carrot Bunch Ornament
Gardeners will really dig this organic design! Hand-painted in a-peel-ing hues of orange and green, our 5" tall glass carrot bunch ornament shimmers with accents of iridescent glitter and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Carrot card included.)
Lion Head Molded Glass Ornament
You'll get your lion's share of whimsy with this imaginative keepsake! Skillfully molded in glass, our charming lion head ornament is hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, this 4¼" tall keepsake is sure to delight friends and family for many years to come!
Symbol of the Lion card included.
Shamrock With Top Hat Glass Ornament
Pay tribute to your Irish heritage or cap off a special visit to the Isle with our whimsical shamrock with top hat ornament! Charmingly crafted of glass, this 4½" tall keepsake shimmers with vibrant emerald glazes and accents of shimmering glitter and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Shamrock card included.)
Bronner #1185664.
Cardinal On Branch Glass Ornament
Give your favorite bird enthusiast a special tweet with our charming cardinal on branch ornament! Skillfully crafted of glass in Poland, this gorgeous 5¾" tall keepsake is artfully hand-painted with a brilliant blend of opalescent glazes and sparkling glitter accents and is sure to keep your bird-watcher happily gazing for many seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Cardinal card included.)
Frog On Lilly Pad Glass Ornament
Ribbbbit! A cheerful green frog suns himself contentedly atop a lily pad in this charming glass design expertly crafted in Poland. Shimmering with radiant green glazes and accents of dazzling glitter, this enchanting 3" tall ornament is sure to fill your tree with hop-iness and delight!
Symbol of the Frog card included.
Santa With Walking Stick And Bag Of Gifts Glass Ornament
A myriad of colorful glazes and sparkling glitter accents make this enchanting St. Nick a must-have for Santa collectors! Expertly crafted of glass from Poland, this shimmering keepsake depicts Santa with a star-topped walking stick toting a bag of festively wrapped gifts. Measuring 6½" tall, this handsome Santa is sure to add a festive touch to your holiday ho-ho home!
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Bronner #1186642.
3 Inch Brown Pine Cone Glass Ornament
Are you pine-ing for an extraordinary decoration? Shimmering with rich glazes, our 3" tall brown pine cone ornament is artfully accented with eye-catching glitter highlighting each delicate scale. Masterfully rendered of glass in Poland, our pretty pine cone makes a natural addition to any tree!
(Tradition of the Pine Cone card included.)
Bronner #1186919.
Heart With Rhinestones Glass Ornament
Decorate "to your hearts content" with this lovely two-sided design! Masterfully crafted of glass in Poland, our eye-catching heart ornament is artfully adorned with a dazzling pattern of prismatic gemstones and measures 2¾" tall. Simply fabulous!
Symbol of the Heart card included.
Robin Resin Ornament
Your special bird watcher will be singing a happy tune when they see this delightful ornament! Perched cheerfully on top of a flower strewn log, our 3¼" tall red-breasted robin is artfully detailed in resin and comes ready to display on a red cord. Legend of the Robin card included.
Angel With Horn Glass Floral Ornament
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.
Please see the alternate image for a view of the reverse side of this ornament.
(Guardian Angel card included.)
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.)
Lady Of Guadalupe Glass Ornament
In tribute of the 1531 miracle, allow this Virgin Mary to appear on your tree! Crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, this beautiful 4¾" tall ornament with vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents is a wonderful way to honor Mexico's patron saint, the Lady of Guadalupe.
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(Our Lady of Guadalupe legend card included.)
Brown And Beige Owl Round Glass Ornament
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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Beer Six Pack Glass Ornament
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.)
Blue And Green Peacock Glass Ornament
Spread your decorating wings with this pretty peacock ornament! Hand-painted in brilliant hues of turquoise, blue, green and gold, our pretty glass bird is masterfully mouth-blown by skillful artists in Poland and measures 2¾" tall x 5½" wide. Highlighted with dazzling blue glitter accents, you'll be proud to display this gorgeous bird on your tree! Symbol of the Peacock card included.
5 Inch Chimney Sweep Glass Ornament
Santa's not the only man who's familiar with a chimney! Reminiscent of days gone by, our charming ornament depicts an old fashioned chimney sweep holding a coil of rope with a ladder on his back. Expertly crafted of glass in the Czech Republic with ebony glazes and accents of glittering gold, this charming 5" tall ornament is sure to sweep you off your feet! Legend of the Chimney Sweep card included.
White Star Lacy Glass Ornament
Twinkling with sparkling white glitter and edged with a lacy border, this clear glass star is sure to shine bright for years to come. Accented with a dazzling crystal gemstone, this elegant 3-dimensional ornament measures 2½" tall and is masterfully crafted in the Czech Republic.
Symbol of the Star included.
Symbol Of The Dragonfly Glass Ornament
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.
Bigfoot Crossing Glass Ornament
Why did Bigfoot cross the road? To get to the other side, of course! Lure this Sasquatch to the safety of your tree with our humorous BIGFOOT CROSSING ornament. Crafted of glass in Hungary with a shimmering two-tone brown and tan surface, our 3" round Bronner's exclusive ornament makes a fun gift of "mythical proportions" for the big foot fan you know!
(Legend of the Bigfoot card included.)
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!
Gray Tabby Cat Glass Ornament
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.
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.)
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.)
Snowman Glitter Glass Ornament
Reg. $5.99 Sale $3.98
Perfect for the snowman collector on your Christmas list, this unique glass ornament shimmers with an interior coating of glistening silver glitter. Carrying a darling little Christmas tree, our charming snowman is dressed in a red jacket with a blue scarf and mittens and top hat and measures 3¼" tall. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, this adorable snowman will surely melt some hearts!
Tradition of the Snowman 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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