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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.
Please select the alternate image for an additional view.
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.)
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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