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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.
Lily Of The Valley With Legend Ivory Glass Ornament
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 beautiful 3¼" round 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.

Sorry, this item is out of stock for the 2015 Christmas Season. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Symbol Of The Butterfly Monarch Glass Ornament
Symbolic of resurrection and eternal life, butterflies also represent flight, freedom, and creative thinking. Our beautiful Monarch butterfly ornament is artfully crafted of glass in Hungary with a satin white finish featuring our vibrant orange and black butterfly alighting on a flowering milkweed plant. This rare specimen measures 3" tall. The Symbol of the Butterfly is printed on the reverse side, which details the colorful legends associated with this perennial garden favorite.
Bronner #1179739.

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

Cardinal On Branch With Symbol Glass Ornament
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 exquisite 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.

Sorry, this item is out of stock for the 2015 Christmas Season. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Donkey Christmas Ornament
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.
Add a touch of this love and devotion to your Christmas tree this year with our stunning donkey ornament. Crafted of glass and resin, this charming donkey ornament is exclusively made for Bronner's and is 4" tall by 4" wide.
(Legend of the Donkey card included.)
Bronner #1106520.

Sorry, this item is out of stock for the 2015 Christmas Season. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Personalized Green and White Claddagh Ring Ornament
$10.99
The famous Claddagh ring symbol is masterfully depicted in white glaze on the smooth emerald-color surface of this personalized exclusive 3" glass ornament. Back text: The hand represents friendship, the crown royalty and the heart love. Because of its history and unique design the Claddagh ring is being used internationally as a token of great love and friendship. Whether personalized with a green paint pen by our professional Bronner's artists at no additional charge or plain, this unique Claddagh ring ornament will make a wonderful gift for your loved ones this Christmas! Made in Hungary.
Please note: Do not forget to include the "&" symbol if you would like it to appear on the ornament.
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5.5 Inch Spun Clear Glass Icicles Set of 12
$14.99
Add genuine old-fashioned elegance to your tree with these hand-twisted icicle ornaments. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, each stunning icicle ornament measures 5½" tall and is crafted of spun glass. This package of 12 icicles will be a must this year.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Bronner #1017436.
Pickle Ornament
$10.99
This crunchy pickle is sure to add a snap to your Christmas décor. 4" glass ornament. Handcrafted in Poland.
(Legend of the Pickle 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.
Hummingbird Glass Ornament
$28.99
Humming around the branches of your tree for seasons to come, this stunning bird makes the perfect gift for your special gardener or bird enthusiast! Expertly crafted from glass in Poland, this 3" tall hummingbird ornament shimmers in delicate details and glittering accents.
(Symbol of the Hummingbird card included.)
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.)
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.)
Blue Bell Hand Painted with Scene Ornament
$21.99
Exclusively produced and artfully hand painted in Russia, ring in the Christmas season with this gorgeous blue bell glass ornament! Meticulously rendered to portray a night time winter village scene, lights are ablaze in the windows of the church and nearby homes. With a glass clapper, this 4½" tall blue bell with church scene glass ornament will make a stunning addition to your Christmas collection! Comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
Bronner #1073673.
Legend of the Christmas Bells card included.
Personalized Red Apple Glass Ornament
$15.99
When comparing apples to apples, this shiny red variety is a grade A+! Whether personalized with white paint by our professional Bronner's artists at no additional charge or plain, this exquisitely detailed red apple ornament is sure to be a treasured keepsake for years to come with your special teacher or apple lover. With vivid glazes and exquisite detail, this unique red apple ornament is 3" tall and crafted of glass.
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(Legend of the Apple card included.)
Bronner #1122880.

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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.)
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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